The World's Zoogeographical Regions Confirmed by Cross-Taxon Analyses

  title={The World's Zoogeographical Regions Confirmed by Cross-Taxon Analyses},
  author={Şerban Procheş and Syd Ramdhani},
The world's zoogeographical regions were historically defined on an intuitive basis, with no or a limited amount of analytical testing. Here, we aimed (a) to compare analytically defined global zoogeographical clusters for the herpetofauna, birds, mammals, and all these groups taken together (tetrapod vertebrates); (b) to use commonalities among these groups to propose an updated global zoogeographical regionalization; and (c) to describe the resulting regions in terms of vertebrate diversity… 

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