Afrotropical


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Af·ro·trop·i·cal

 (ăf′rō-trŏp′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes sub-Saharan Africa and the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
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Although I found six new species during the course of this study, it is highly likely that more new species of Paralimosina will be discovered in the future, since the morphological variety among the Afrotropical species of Paralimosina seems to be the widest.
They are distributed in the Palaearctic region (16 species), the Nearctic region (13 species), the Neotropical region (4 species), the Oriental region (3 species) and the Afrotropical region (2 species) (Woodley 2001; Hauser 2002; Nartshuk 2004).
Afrotropical species of the myrmicine ant genera Cardiocondyla, Leptothorax, Melissotarsus, Messor and Cataulacus (Formicidae).
-Train researchers and collection curators with a basic knowledge in taxonomy and ecology in dipteran taxonomy and identification, biodiversity informatics, and in plant-pollinator ecology, to ensure a sustainable group of Afrotropical Diptera taxonomists and ecologists, to stimulate interaction between both scientific communities, and to increase the capacity of the scientific network
Host records for fruit-feeding Afrotropical Tortricidae (Lepidoptera).
Parasite prevalence corresponds to host life history in a diverse assemblage of Afrotropical birds and haemosporidian parasites.
Other studies confirm the increase of fluctuating asymmetry with habitat disturbance when comparing contemporary bird species with the measurements of museum specimens collected 50 years ago in fragmented afrotropical forest (Lens et al.
Sclerotized dorsal pores in a reticulated pattern are also seen in the closely related genus Avricus De Lotto, 1975, from the Afrotropical region and the genus Ctenochiton Maskell, 1879, which has been recorded from the Neotropical (Mexico), Oriental and Australasian regions.
Morphological and molecular evidence for new genera in the Afrotropical Cteninae (Araneae, Ctenidae) complex.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine whether the SPEAR index system would be applicable within an Afrotropical region.