sibling species


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sibling species

n.
Any of two or more species that are very similar morphologically.
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The P decipiens complex consists of at least 6 sibling species (online Technical Appendix Table, http://wwwnc.
guianense has wide geographical distribution and some populations are zoophilic whereas others are anthropophilic, it is suspected that the species is a complex of 2 or more sibling species (i.
formosa (from the mussel Pyganodon cataracta) or its sibling species U.
In this case unassociated females could only have been assigned to the sibling species complex and not to the individual species represented by their males.
Rapid assays for identification of members of the Culex (Culex) pipiens complex, their hybrids, and other sibling species (Diptera: Culicidae).
The second model is Microbotryum violaceum, a complex of sibling species, causing anther smut disease on different Caryophyllaceae plant species.
We're calling this a Neanderthal sibling species in Africa," Akey said.
DETROIT, April20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher is one step closer to understanding the genetic basis that enable bonobos, one of humankind's sibling species, to learn language, play music and use rudimentary tools.
Asymmetric reproductive isolation is also found in 4 sibling species of Drosophila (Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophila simulans, Drosophila sechellia, and Drosophila mauritiana).
However, an increasing number of recent studies have documented recently diverged sibling species pairs that are indicative of ongoing speciation within the genus (Kai et al.