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 (hō-lärk′tĭk, -lär′tĭk, hŏ-)
Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes the northern areas of the earth and is divided into Nearctic and Palearctic regions.
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(Zoology) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of the Palaearctic and Nearctic regions
[C19: from holo- + arctic]
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(hɒˈlɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk, hoʊ-)

belonging to a zoogeographical division comprising the Nearctic and Palearctic regions.
[1883; hol- + arctic]
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2003: Holarctic phylogeography of the root vole (Microtus oeconomus): implications for late Quaternary biogeography of high latitudes.
Nine species of the genus Centropyxis are now found exclusively outside the Holarctic: Centropyxis acuminata, C.
Metriocnemus van der Wulp is a worldwide genus with more than 60 Holarctic species (Cranston et al.
The sable was one species of holarctic carnivores and it was mainly in Russia, China, and Japan.
The larvae of the Chironomidae (Diptera) of the Holarctic region, keys and diagnoses.
Stigmidium lobariae, a new lichenicolous fungus from the Holarctic. Mycosphere 3(1): 62-64.
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