A review of transition zones in biogeographical classification

@article{HermogenesDeMendona2020ARO,
  title={A review of transition zones in biogeographical classification},
  author={Lize Hermogenes De Mendonça and Malte C. Ebach},
  journal={Biological Journal of The Linnean Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={131},
  pages={717-736}
}
Transition zones are problematic in biogeographical classification as they represent artificial biotic areas. A review of transition zones into existing biogeographical classifications shows conflicting area taxonomies. While many authors consider transition zones as overlap zones or areas of biotic mixing, only a few have considered excluding them from biogeographical classification all together. One way of incorporating transition zones into a natural classification is by treating them as… 
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