Definition of Arctogaea in English:

Arctogaea

Syllabification: Arc·to·gae·a
Pronunciation: /ˌärktōˈjēə
 
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(also Arctogea) Zoology
A major zoogeographical area comprising the Palearctic, Nearctic, Ethiopian, and Oriental regions.

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek arktos 'northern' + gaia 'earth'.

Derivatives

Arctogaean

adjective
More example sentences
  • Gill called this region the Arctogaean, while Heilprin called it the Holarctic.
  • Available data indicates an Arctogaean distribution pattern for Neostempellina, with possible extension into the Neotropics.

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