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A traditional zoogeographical region that comprises the northern continents, Africa, and Indo-China. It is usually subdivided into the Palaearctic and Nearctic (together Holarctica), Ethiopian, and Oriental regions. Compare Neogea; Notogea. See faunal region.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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