Compartir esta entrada
Wallacea Saltos de línea: Wal|la¦cea
Pronunciación: /wɒˈleɪsɪə/
Zoology

Definición de Wallacea en inglés:

A zoogeographical area constituting a transition zone between the Oriental and Australian regions, east of Wallace’s line. It is generally held to comprise Sulawesi and other islands between the two continental shelves.

Derivados

Wallacean
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Here we report zircon fission-track dates from two fossil sites on the Wallacean island of Flores.
  • We are also interested in the basic distributional and seasonal ecology of shorebirds in the Wallacean region.
  • Is it means of dispersal, dispersal routes and centres of origin as in Darwinian and Wallacean biogeography?

Origen

1920s: from the name of A. R. Wallace (see Wallace, Alfred Russel).

Compartir esta entrada
 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium