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" Richness combined with isolation is the predominant feature of Neotropical zoology, and no other region can approach it in the number of its peculiar family and generic types. It has eight families of Mammalia absolutely confined to it, besides several... "
The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of ... - Page 5
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1876
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The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the ..., 2. köide

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1876
...AFFORD OF GEOGRAPHICAL MUTATIONS. NK 0 TR 0 P 1 <• A I. RE (! I () N Si-aJ.- I iui-b-Ll«Kl.iiil.New York: Harper A Brothers. CHAPTER XIV. THE NEOTROPICAL...elsewhere. These consist of two families of monkeys, Cebidae and Hapalidas, both abounding in genera and species ; the Phyllostomidre, or blood-sucking...
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The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the ..., 2. köide

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1876
...transition to the Nearctic region. General Zoological Features of the Neotropical Region.—Richness combined with isolation is the predominant feature...elsewhere. These consist of two families of monkeys, Cebidae and Hapalidae, both abounding in genera and species; the Phyllostomidse, or blood-sucking bats...
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 14. köide

United States National Museum - 1892
...combined with isolation is the predominant feature of Neotropical /oology, and no other region c;in approach it in the number of its peculiar family and generic types." The families peculiar to South America are: (1) Diplomystidce, (2) Axpredinidœ, (3) Hypophthalmiihv,...
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A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere

William Berryman Scott - 1913 - 693 lehte
...determined. Fio. 89. — Fox-like Wolf (Cerdocyon yracitis). — By permission of WS Berridge, London. "Richness combined with isolation is the predominant...the number of its peculiar family and generic types " (Wallace), Just as North America has received many immigrants from the Old World, so it has sent...
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Proceedings of the United States National Museum

United States National Museum - 1892 - 16 lehte
...great majority of South American tishe-s belong to the Physostomous Téleoste. In the words of Wallace: "Richness combined with isolation is the predominant...number of its peculiar family and generic types." The families peculiar to South America are: (l) Diplomystidœ, (2) Aspredinidœ, (3) Hypophthalmidœ,...
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Evolution and Environment in Tropical America

Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Ann F. Budd, Anthony G. Coates - 1996 - 425 lehte
...appreciated the importance of the previous isolation of the South American mammal and bird faunas. "Richness combined with isolation is the predominant...the number of its peculiar family and generic types" (Wallace 1876, 2:5). Tertiary records of American mammals, as one can see from Wallace's remarks, still...
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