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The viewpoint on the study of zoogeography in China

ZHANG Rongzu   

  1. (Institute of Geographical Sciences and Resources ,Chinese Academy of Science,Beijing 100101, China
  • Online:2011-03-02 Published:2011-03-02



Abstract: Viewpoints on the study of zoogeography under the existing status in China are presented by the author. Three
aspects have been included:1,studies on zoogeographical region and geographical congruence should be strengthened. It will be help to elucidate the problems of boundary marking between the Palaearctic realm and the Oriental realm in China and the suggestion of the “Tibetan realm”;2,studes on animal habitat - landscape,based on comprehensive viewpoint of ecological zoogeography;3,studies in cultural biogeography should pay attention to influences of agricultural activities, which has existed for generations in China.

Key words: Cultural biogeography, Geographic congruence, Habitat, Landscape, Zoogeographical region

摘要: 鉴于当今中国动物地理学研究中存在的问题,作者就以下三个方面,提出自己的见解:1 在动物地理区划研究中,加强地理迭合探讨,有助于解决我国境内古北—东洋分界线的争议和关于建立“西藏界”的建议;2 在栖息地研究中应加强综合观点,景观动物生态地理学方向值得提倡;3 文化生物地理学研究中,应注意我国具有十分悠久农业文化历史的影响。

关键词: 动物地理区划, 地理迭合, 栖息地, 景观, 文化生物地理学