cenospecies


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cenospecies

(ˈsiːnəˌspiːʃiːz)
n, pl -species
(Biology) a species related to another by the ability to interbreed: dogs and wolves are cenospecies.
[C20: from Greek koinos common + species]
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He said when PMLN took over in 2013, conspiracies both on external and internal fronts were created against Nawaz Sharif Government and Dharna-I and Dharna-II were the chains of these cenospecies.
laciniata were interrelated through common ancestors, and that each could be classified as an ecospecies belonging to the same cenospecies.