Palaearctic


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Palaearctic

(ˌpælɪˈɑːktɪk)
adj
(Physical Geography) of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of Europe, Africa north of the Sahara, and most of Asia north of the Himalayas
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The Mammals of the Palaearctic Region: A taxonomic review.
In total, 72 species of Eudarcia have been reported worldwide, and most of these (61 species) are distributed throughout the Palaearctic region (Bidzilya et al.
Cytological differentiation of burrowing mammals in the Palaearctic. In: Symposium Theriologicum II (eds.
Some 375 species of birds, including the rare Siberian Crane, have been recorded in the park, described by Unesco as an important wintering ground of Palaearctic migratory waterfowl and renowned for its large congregation of non-migratory resident breeding birds.
Geographically, Aleuropleurocelus is known from the Western Hemisphere whereas Tetralicia is primarily known from the Palaearctic region.
Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera; Volume 1: Archostemata-Myxophaga-Adephaga, Revised and Updated Edition
This genus is large in number of species, includes 67 species (39 in the Afrotropical region, 1 in Andean, 10 in Australasian, 2 species in each of Nearctic and Neotropical, 37 in Oriental and 26 Palaearctic region).
The genus is associated with 32 plant families, but only nine species have been recorded in Asteraceae (Gagne and Jaschhof, 2014): six in the Palaearctic Region: Clinodiplosis artemisiarum Kieffer, 1909; C.
The common hamster Cricetus cricetus (Linnaeus, 1758) is a widespread Palaearctic rodent of prominent external appearance.