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Pa·le·arc·tic

 (pā′lē-ärk′tĭk, -är′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the biogeographic region that includes Europe, the northwest coast of Africa, and Asia north of the Himalaya Mountains.

pa•le•arc•tic

(ˌpeɪ liˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

also paleoarctic



adj.
belonging to a biogeographic division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the N part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas.
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This diet diversity is comparable to reports from other Palearctic populations, but lower than reported in tropical waters such as the southern Red Sea or Cape Verde (Table 2).
The immatures of the Nearctic and Palearctic species are fully known, as well as the ones of L.
duboisi has not been found in the Nearctic or Palearctic realms, but has been widely reported elsewhere, including South Africa (Table 1).
The genus is a member of the family Pamphagidae and a large number of Palearctic species of this genus are endemic, with a restricted distribution of southern African origin (La Greca 1999).
rubrolineata Keyserling 1877 (Oxyopidae), live strictly associated with many species of glandular plants in Neotropical, Neartic, Afrotropical, and Palearctic regions (Vasconcellos-Neto et al.
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Drosophila subobscura, an endemic Palearctic species, colonized South and North America in the late 1970s.
While the tribe Gayellini is restricted to the Neotropical Region, the tribe Masarini is much more widespread, being represented in the Neartie, Neotropical, Palearctic, Afrotropical, and Australian Regions (Carpenter 1993, Gess 1996).
This group belongs to the immigrans-Hirtodrosophila radiation of the subgenus Drosophila (Throckmorton 1975) and comprises 28 described species, including 16 that are endemic to the Nearctic and 12 to the Palearctic.
2001): Afrotropics, Palearctic, Indomalaya, Australasia, Oceania, Nearctic, and Neotropics.
Schuh, combined with a well-known, Palearctic phyline generic name Psallus Fieber, to which a type species of the present new genus is superficially similar; gender masculine.
The genus Stenomicra comprises 36 species distributed in the Afrotropical, Oriental, Australasian, Palearctic, Nearctic and Neotropic regions.