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pa·le·o·bi·o·ge·og·ra·phy

 (pā′lē-ō-bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the geographic distribution of fossil organisms.

pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

pa•le•o•bi•o•ge•og•ra•phy

(ˌpeɪ li oʊˌbaɪ oʊ dʒiˈɒg rə fi; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

n.
the study of the distribution of ancient plants and animals.
[1930–35]
pa`le•o•bi`o•ge`o•graph′ic (-əˈgræf ɪk) pa`le•o•bi`o•ge`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
pa`le•o•bi`o•ge•og′ra•pher, n.
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Brachiopods have been widely used in paleobiogeographic analyses and provide a good indicator of oceanographic connectivity (Harper et al.
Systematic, paleoecologic and paleobiogeographic analysis of the Plio-Pleistocene Mediteranean elasmobranch fauna.
Morphological trends in the fossil pollen of Decodon and the paleobiogeographic history of the genus.
Further work in the Cenomanian of North America will no doubt elucidate these paleogeographic and paleobiogeographic scenarios.
Paleobiogeographic changes at the Pleistocene-Holocene boundary near Pintwater Cave, southern Nevada.
PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF UPPERMOST CRETACEOUS VIVIPARIDAE (CLASS GASTROPODA) FROM INFRATRAPPEAN SEDIMENTS OF THE DECCAN PLATEAU, INDIA.
Thus, understanding modern biogeographic distributions and relationships requires consideration of paleobiogeographic data such as that provided by these key sites in southern New Zealand.
A reanalysis of Acrocranthosaurus atokensis, its phylogenetic status, and paleobiogeographic implications, based on a new specimen from Texas.
This study considers the potential paleobiogeographic origin for the Deccan molluscan fauna on the basis of statistically assisted comparative morphology.
Paleobiogeographic relationships of Andean angiosperms of Cretaceous to Pliocene age.
The Late Triassic Dockum vertebrates: their stratigraphic and paleobiogeographic significance.