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DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMALs

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ZOOLOGICAL GEOGRAPHY: A REVIEW OF THE CHIEF FORMS OF
ANIMAL LIFE IN THE SEVERAL REGIONS AND SUB-REGIONS,
WITH THE INDICATIONS THEY AFFORD OF GEOGRAPHICAL MU-
TATIONS.

CHAPTER XIV.
the N reotropic Al region.

General Zoological Features of the Neotropical Region (p. 5)—Distinctive Charac.
ters of Neotropical Mammalia (p. 6)—Of Neotropical Birds (p. 7)—Neotropical
Reptiles (p. 9)—Fresh-water Fishes (p. 12)—Insects (p. 13)—Coleoptera (p. 15)
—Land Shells (p. 19)—Marine Shells (p. 20)—Brazilian Sub-region (p. 21)—
Its Mammalia (p. 23)—Its Birds (p. 24)—Islands of Tropical South America,
Galapagos (p. 29)—Chilian Sub-region (p. 36)—Birds (p. 38)—Reptiles and
Amphibia (p. 40)—Fresh-water Fishes (p. 42)—Lepidoptera (p. 42)—Coleoptera
(p. 44)—Islands of South Temperate America (p. 49)—Mexican Sub-region
(p. 51)—Mammalia and Birds (p. 52)—Reptiles and Fishes (p. 54)—Insects
(p. 55)—Relations of the Mexican Sub-region to the North and South American
Continents (p. 57)—Islands of the Mexican Sub-region (p. 59)—The Antillean
Sub-region (p. 60)—Its Mammalia (p. 62)—Its Birds (p. 64)—Table of the
Resident Land Birds of the Antilles (p. 68)—Reptiles (p. 72)—Insects (p. 73)
—Land Shells (p. 75)—Past History of the Antilles (p. 78)—Summary of the
Past History of the Neotropical Region (p. 80)—Table I. Families of Animals
inhabiting the Neotropical Region (p. 85)—Table II. Genera of Terrestrial
Mammalia and Birds of the Neotropical Region (p. 91) . - . 1–113

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