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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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neotropics, neotropical, Neotropic (ecozone)

Neotropic ecozone
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (N)
No Taxon neotropics, neotropical, Neotropic (ecozone)
neotropics noun (plural only), adjective neotropical - the New World tropics, or pertaining to them. As generally used, refers to southern Florida and Baja California, lowland Mexico (extending almost to southernmost Texas), Central America, and tropical South America. A term encompassing the entire region, including temperate areas (esp. in South America), is the Neotropic, or Neotropic ecozone (Wikipedia). This is shaded purplish in the map above.
See Also
Internet References
Wikipedia--Neotropic ecozone