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neotropics, neotropical, Neotropic (ecozone)

Neotropic ecozone
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (N)
No Taxon neotropics, neotropical, Neotropic (ecozone)
Identification
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
Neotropics
Internet References
Wikipedia--Neotropic ecozone
Wiktionary--neotropics