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The biological study of the geographic distribution of animals, especially the causes and effects of such distribution.

zo′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk), zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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2009) zoogeographical zones, scant and isolated reports have come from the Neotropics (Central and South America; Ellis 1992, Farquhar et al.
The genus Dryinus Latreille 1804 is present in all zoogeographical regions.
A model based on the zoogeographical province boundaries put forth by Engle and Summers (1999) also did not show significant differentiation among regions (FCT = 0.
Pakistan is located in the transition zone between many of World's zoogeographical regions and therefore has specific affinities of our wildlife species with all these regions, he said, adding, the country possesses every possible habitat from sea to highest peaks culminating at K2, the second highest peak in the world.
Wasps of the family Vespidae, consisting of more than 5,000 species worldwide, are distributed in all the zoogeographical regions (Pickett and Carpenter, 2010).
Non-Kogia pelagic odontocetes generally stranded from February to May north of the zoogeographical and oceanographic boundary at Cape Hatteras.
According to their zoogeographical origin, two species originated in the western Atlantic Ocean, three are of Nearctic origin, seven are Neotropical, and three were introduced from Africa and Europe (Table 1).
From a zoogeographical perspective its identity is still confusing because Morrone (2001a, 2001b) placed NPA-PV at the Patagonia Central province, while Roig-Junent & Flores (2001) classified it as Monte region.
Allozyme and mitochondrial DNA variation among three species of Stizostedion (Percidae): phylogenetic and zoogeographical implications.
Some studies have been directed to the taxonomy of Rivulus in some regularly and recently explored zoogeographical areas, including: Central America (e.