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(English) The separate occurrence of corresponding species in corresponding but separate environments, divided by a natural barrier; i.e., similar species have evolved independently in similar environments. (See also: speciation, selection, allopatric)
(French) Incidence séparée d'espèce correspondante dans des milieux correspondant mais séparés, divisés par une barrière naturelle, c'est-à-dire, les espèces similaires ont évolué indépendamment dans des milieux similaires. (See also: speciation, selection, allopatric)
(Portuguese) A ocorrência de especies correspondentes em habitats correspondentes mas divididos por uma barreira natural. (See also: speciation, selection, allopatric)

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