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 (nē-ärk′tĭk, -är′tĭk)
Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes the Temperate and Arctic areas of North America and Greenland.

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(Zoology) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of North America, north of the tropic of Cancer, and Greenland
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(niˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr-)

belonging to a zoogeographical division comprising temperate Greenland and arctic North America, sometimes including high mountainous regions of the northern Temperate Zone.
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Trissolcus species (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) were identified using a key to Nearctic species of Trissolcus (Talamas et al.
It is endemic in Palearctic and Nearctic areas: in the freshwater lakes and streams of North America and Great Lakes, as well as Mediterranean and Baltic seas (Roberts and Janovy, 2000).
A trip to Canada for the Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine in October is a possible target.
This taxon includes the endemic Nearctic Neoporus Guignot, 1931 containing about 40 species with most having ranges that are restricted to the Appalachian region of North America (Wolfe 1984).
Of the 300 recognized Pseudomyrmecine species representing three genera--Myrcidris, Pseudomyrmex, and Tetraponera (Ward and Downie, 2005)--only 11 species from the largest genus, Pseudomyrmex, have been recorded from the Nearctic region (Ward, 1989).
His handicap days appear to be over and the Hopeful Stakes at HQ or Nearctic Stakes at Woodbine, a race won last year by the David Simcock-trained Caspar Netscher are on the agenda.
The genus Ophionellus Westwood, in the subfamily Anomaloninae, occurs in the Nearctic and Neotropical regions including Mexico, and also has wing venation strongly reduced, with second recurrent vein and some other distal veins lacking or vestigial (Fig.
The first hypothesis is that TBE serogroup flaviviruses in the Old and New Worlds persisted during the Pleistocene Epoch in Palearctic and Nearctic refugia (refuge areas), respectively, and then spread across continents (11).
Based on two previously published and independent studies, the Nearctic species Ametropus neavei McDunnough, 1928 (Insecta: Ephemeroptera: Ametropodidae) should be considered a junior synonym of the Holarctic species, A.