dichotomous key


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dichotomous key

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(Botany) a key used to identify a plant or animal in which each stage presents descriptions of two distinguishing characters, with a direction to another stage in the key, until the species is identified
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After the first analysis, the genus classification of the collected ticks was performed, and for the specie identification the parasites were sentto the Laboratory of Parasitology at the Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel), were the dichotomous key of Barros-Battesti, Arzua, and Bechara (2006) was used for the identification.
Based on diagnostic characteristics in the dichotomous key provided by Knee et al (1) of existing peritremes, distally attenuated chelicerae, without prominent proximal inflation, and minute cheliceral digits, the mite was determined to be Ptilonyssus (Fig 1b).
The tick was identified with the aid of an Olympus stereoscopic microscope (series CX40) and the dichotomous key of MARTINS et al.
Further educational features in the book include the For Creative Minds pages, which have a Dichotomous Key, a Mammal or Not?
The authors suggest places to visit to further study each type of natural community and provide a comprehensive glossary of ecological terms, as well as a dichotomous key for aiding field identification.
of Kentucky, include information on more than 14,000 species with a taxonomic index and dichotomous key for germination type.
Future work will further test these conclusions and our goal is to produce a more useful dichotomous key to California pipefishes.
This section presents a dichotomous key to Keys A through N with page numbers.
Below, a dichotomous key is presented for the six species of Tamarix reported for Mexico.
The lesson I presented was designed to provide students with a greater knowledge of Australia's native wildlife and ultimately to get them to create a dichotomous key.
A Dichotomous key for the identification of the cockroach fauna (Insecta: Blattaria) of Florida.