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1Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising Central and South America, including the tropical southern part of Mexico and the Caribbean. Distinctive animals include edentates, opossums, marmosets, and tamarins.Compare with Neogaea
- ‘There are a number of animals which prey on Neotropical river otters including anacondas, jaguars, caimans, dogs and birds of prey.’
- ‘To ensure future progress in Neotropical ornithology and better communication among all ornithologists interested in the Neotropical avifauna, several steps should be considered.’
- ‘Moreover, palm fruits have been proposed (together with figs) to be keystone resources for Neotropical vertebrate frugivores.’
- ‘Wilson's Warblers are Neotropical migrants that winter in the mountains of Mexico and Central America, although small numbers remain in the extreme southern U.S.’
- ‘They are Neotropical birds found from Mexico to central Argentina.’
- 1.1Botany Relating to or denoting a phytogeographical kingdom comprising Central and South America but excluding the southern parts of Chile and Argentina.
- ‘Leaf production and fall patterns are well identified for Australian savanna species and for South American Neotropical savanna species.’
- ‘Comparison of the nectaries of the presumed hummingbird-pollinated orchids H. imbricata and M. coccinea would perhaps help us better understand the structural features that characterize the nectary of such Neotropical orchids.’
- ‘Patterns of resource investment were studied in male and female individuals in a natural population of the Neotropical dioecious shrub Baccharis dracunculifolia DC throughout one reproductive season.’
- ‘Background and Aims Pollination through sexual mimicry, also known as pseudocopulation, has been suggested to occur in some genera of the Neotropical orchid subtribe Maxillariinae.’
- ‘Indeed, until recently, it was generally believed that all members of the Neotropical genus Maxillaria lacked nectar.’
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