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Tethyan realm

Tethyan realm The faunal province (see FAUNAL REALM) based in the region of the Tethys Sea. Characteristically Jurassic to Cretaceous in age, the Tethyan Realm denotes a warm-water, tropical to subtropical fauna and flora. The name may also be applied to warm-water faunas and floras of Mesozoic age outside the area of Tethys, especially when used in contrast to the Boreal (northern) and Austral (southern) Realms.

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Tethyan realm

Tethyan realm The faunal realm based in the region of the Tethys Sea. Characteristically Jurassic to Cretaceous in age, it comprised a warm-water, tropical to subtropical fauna and flora. The name may also be applied to warm-water fauna and flora of Mesozoic age outside the area of Tethys, especially when used in contrast to the Boreal (northern) and Austral (southern) Realms.

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