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migration route Link between two bio-geographical regions that permits the interchange of plants and/or animals. Various types are recognized in the literature: for example, G. G. Simpson's (1940) ‘corridors’, ‘filters’, and ‘sweepstakes routes’ are widely referred to in connection with mammalian, and more recently reptilian, migrations.

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migration route A link between two biogeographical regions that permits the interchange of plants and/or animals. Various types are recognized in the literature: e.g. G. G. Simpson'scorridors’, ‘filters’, and ‘sweepstakes routes’ are widely referred to in connection with mammalian, and more recently reptilian, migrations.

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migration route A link between two biogeographical regions which permits the interchange of plants and/or animals. Various types are recognized in the literature; for example. G. G.Simpson's‘corridors’, ‘filters’, and ‘sweepstakes routes’ are widely referred to in connection with mammalian, and more recently reptilian migrations.

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migration route The link between two biogeographical regions that permits the interchange of plants and/or animals.