sibling species


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sibling species

n.
Any of two or more species that are very similar morphologically.
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Molecular evolution of the period locus and evolution of courtship song in the Drosophila willistoni sibling species.
The arbovirus vector Culex torrentium is more prevalent than the sibling species Culex pipiens in north and central Europe.
Monitoring of wheat head armyworm moth Dargida (= Faronta) diffusa (Walker) and the sibling species Dargida (= Faronta) terrapictalis (Buckett) in eastern Washington resulted in serendipitous captures of male C.
Identifying and distinguishing sibling species in the Tetrahymena pyriformis complex (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) using PCR/RFLP analysis of nuclear ribosomal DNA.
Abstract: The vectorial capacity of sibling species of the Neotropical genus Lutzomyia is likely to differ, thus a means of identifying the most important vector species is of critical importance to the epidemiology and control of the leishmanioses.
minimus were subjected to polymerase chain reaction assay for identification of sibling species.
1997) and scallops (Patwary 1994), and proved an appropriate tool at molecular level for identifying divergence between populations or sibling species.
Diagnosis of sibling species of Drosophila involved in the colonization of North America by D.
Little additional support for an "interprovincial" model of speciation is gained from the modern geographic distributions of sibling species in marine environments.
Most infections in humans have been caused by Anisakis simplex sensu stricto and Pseudoterranova decipiens nematodes (1); however, since 1999, a few human infections with Anisakis pegreffii larvae (a sibling species of A.
All 5 are sibling species and 4 are probably derived from 1 of them.