neotropical definition

  • adjective:
    • developing in tropical America, in other words. the tropics of "this new globe".
    • Belonging to, or designating, a region for the planet's area which comprises most of south usa, the Antilles, and exotic North America.
  • others:
    • In zoƶgeog., owned by that division of this "" new world "" which will be perhaps not Nearctic: especially used by Sclater to one of six prime divisions of this earth's surface, and including every one of America that is south of the Nearctic area.

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