Definitions

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  • n. Tropical America: the tropical areas of North, Central and South America; the tropics of the New World.

Etymologies

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neo- +‎ tropics

Examples

  • Nine orders and about 27 families of mammals are represented and all are typical of the adjacent mainland and the wider neotropics.

    Trinidad and Tobago moist forests

  • The Guajira/Barranquilla ecoregion along the Caribbean Sea in Venezuela and Colombia is a unique xerophytic area in the neotropics.

    Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub

  • Mammals of the neotropics: the central neotropics.

    Amapa mangroves

  • Mexican dry forests in general are considered richer in endemic species than dry forests elsewhere in the neotropics.

    Jalisco dry forests

  • It called for massive biological surveys, especially in the neotropics, and for the circumvention of legal barriers to the use of US federal funds for the purchase of land in other countries (Soulé & Kohm 1989).

    Conservation Biology

  • Inga edulis has been introduced throughout the neotropics, but seed is usually collected from a few trees already established in plantations and transported over very short distances.

    Chapter 8

  • The bulk of the increase in the neotropics has occurred in Brazil, owing to the fiscal incentives program which ran from 1967 to 1986 and averaged some 300,000 ha per year from the early 1970s, but has since diminished to about one-tenth of this level.

    1. Tree products in agroecosystems: economic and policy issues.

  • Inga edulis has been introduced throughout the neotropics, but seed is usually collected from a few trees already estabfished in plantations and transported over very short distances.

    Chapter 9

  • We offer multi-day ecotour expeditions into this remote area, the largest Central American reserve of tropical rainforest, whitewater rafting trips, float trips and hiking in the rainforest jungles, marshes, mangroves and cloud forests of the best preserved area in the Central American neotropics.

    WN.com - Articles related to Maharashtra's Western Ghats losing forest cover: Study

  • Rubio-Palis Y, Zimmerman RH (1997) Ecoregional classification of malaria vectors in the neotropics.

    PLoS Medicine: New Articles

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