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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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The genus Neodryinus Perkins 1905 is distributed in all zoogeographical regions (Olmi 1984) and contains 50 species, among which 18 are known from the Oriental region (Olmi 1984, 1991, 1995, 1998, 2008, 2011; Xu et al.
Thus De los Rios-Escalante (2010), based on Niemeyer & Cereceda (1984) who used climatic, topographic and hydrological characteristics, proposed the following four regions in according to a zoogeographical review of inland water Branchiopods and Copepods: Northern Chile (18[degrees]-27[degrees]S); Central Chile (27[degrees]-37[degrees]S), Northern and Central Patagonia (37[degrees]-51[degrees]S) and Southern Patagonia (51[degrees]-55[degrees]S).
The family is represented in all continents except Antarctica but, apart from the western Palaearctic, all other zoogeographical regions remain poorly studied.
Composition and Zoogeographical Affinities of the Stomatopod raid Decapod Crustacea Fauna Collected During the Ceemex P4 Cruise in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
In contrast to most other zoogeographical regions where at least four to five species groups cooccur, the daphniid fauna in southeastern Australia is dominated by members of a single-species complex.
heterodentata, having a wide geographical distribution in 12 countries in different zoogeographical region (Dias et.
Anteon Jurine 1807 is present in all zoogeographical regions.
Note: Some species from other zoogeographical regions are not true Aphaniosoma, but belong to the other genera in Aphaniosominae.
Most fish species collecled in Bahia de Navidad have zoogeographical affinity with the Panamic Province (65%), and in lesser proportion with the Eastern Pacific Ocean (19%), Circumtropical (7%), Mexican Province (5%), Indo-Pacific Ocean (3%) and Gulf of California (0.