designating or of the biogeographic realm that includes South America, the West Indies, Central America, and tropical Mexico
Origin of Neotropicalneo- + tropical
Of or designating the biogeographic region that includes southern Mexico, Central and South America, and the West Indies.
(comparative more neotropical, superlative most neotropical)
- (biology) Occurring in tropical America, i.e. the tropics of "the new world".
neo- +"Ž tropical