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Definition of the adjective Holarctic

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adjective

  1. [biology] Distributed in a geographic range around the North Pole; restricted to arctic regions.

Place

The Holarctic is the terrestrial ecozone that encompasses the majority of habitats found throughout the northern continents of the world. This region is divided into the Palearctic, consisting of North Africa and all of Eurasia, with the exception of Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, and the Nearctic, consisting of North America north of southern Mexico. These are further subdivided into a variety of ecoregions. Many ecosystems, and the animal and plant communities that depend on them, are found across multiple continents in large portions of this ecozone. The continuity of these ecosystems results from the shared glacial history of this ecozone. The floristic Boreal Kingdom corresponds to the Holarctic ecozone.

Phrases with Holarctic

  1. Holarctic Skinks
  2. Holarctic Treefrogs

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Google previewCurrent Argument on Early Man (2016)

Report from a Nobel Symposium by Lars-König Königsson

The Holarctic is a source area for several important migrations to these areas and has also received immigrants of Southern origin, including the Hominidae. This paper will mainly deal with those groups of mammals which include important ...

Google previewProceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London (1903)

by Zoological Society of London

The only genus which extends into the Holarctic is A ill/[7168. It may be defined as the Region lying north of the Ethiopian and Oriental Regions, and south of the great mountain-chains of Europe, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Taiwan Tribe: Nebriini** - Holarctic and north Oriental Subfamily: Carabinae - Tribe: Carabini** - worldwide distribution Tribe: Ceroglossini - Chile Tribe: Pamborini - Australia Tribe: Cychrini** - Holarctic, and China, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

for various largely endemic animal groupsin LakeBaikal show that several rather recently formed taxa from withinthe species flock occur throughout the Holarctic: a cottoid fish species from the American large ...

Google previewInstant Encyclopaedia of Geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

The Holarctic section Echinatae Pfeiffer is not represented (Fuchs, 1982). Other aquatic communities with Myriophyllum elatinoides (e.g., the Hydrocotylo- Myriophylletum elatinoides) are australantarctic at the species level, since the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Asa result, workers interpreted stratigraphic change in fossil chironomid assemblages onthe basisof traditional ecological typology and genuslevel autecological datatransferred fromthe Holarctic region.Prominent in thiscontext is Chironomus, ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

Holarctic (Region) A ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL REGION which is actually a combination of two such regions, the PALEARCTIC and the Nearctic, thus covering the entire Northern Hemisphere north of the tropics. The concept of the Holarctic ...

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Small photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflowerSmall photo of Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider. Spider with its prey on white wildflower More...

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