Occurring in tropical America, i.e. the tropics of "the new world".(adjective)
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Use "neotropical" in a sentence
"The Caribbean slope is a major migration route; neotropical and altitudinal migrants comprise about 30% of the avifauna, particularly against the foothills."
"But the flightless giants are also genetically similar to a little-known neotropical bird called a tinamou—a grouse-like creature whose short, rounded wings enable somewhat clumsy but swift, flapping flight."
"The neotropical rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus) occurs in the dry uplands."