Melanesia

Melanesia

The Philippines

Wallacea

Sundaland

Sri Lanka and Eastern Indian Ocean Islands

The islands of the Eastern Indian Ocean include one large island, the country of Sri Lanka (67,610 km2), and several smaller island chains, such as the Maldives and the Andaman and Nicobar islands. In spite of the fact that a land bridge connected Sri Lanka with India in the recent geological past, levels of diversity...

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