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monotypic

(of a TAXON) containing only one subordinate taxon. For example, a genus with only one species, a species with only one subspecies.

monotypic

said of a genus with only one species.
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Wooded edges were defined as adjacent areas that had predominantly woody (>50%) ground cover and although some monotypic strips had woody edges, their sample sizes were insufficient for statistical testing.
Later it was transferred to the monotypic genus Colombobalanus, subfamily Fagoideae, arguing that the other two Trigonobalanus species did not seem to share synapomorphies with Colombobalanus (Nixon & Crepet 1989).
Additionally, we investigated the level of genetic divergence between the two monotypic genera Notocirrhitus and Neocirrhites which are closely grouped in the key.
The histologic slides of Heathia porosa (Heath, 1911), a sole individual from off California in a monotypic genus, has been reexamined and appears to be unique.
Rhagoveliinae contains two additional genera from the Oriental region: Tetraripis Lundblad, 1936 with approximately 10 species and the monotypic Chenevelia Zettel, 1996.
RYDON (1971) in consequence, erected the tribe Anaeomorphini as a monotypic group on the basis of these preceding characters.
1 and 2) and bone marrow biopsies confirmed amyloidosis and the presence of a monotypic plasma cell population, respectively.
Dengue monotypic positive samples were further titrated in HI test.
Giuliano (2005) described the monotypic section Curitybenses with Baccharis curitybensis because this species shows several contradictory characters which make it problematic for placement within any described subgeneric taxon.
Immunological staining shows monotypic surface immunoglobulins and/or cytoplasmic immunoglobulin.
A monotypic tree species ecosystem would aid research to examine the influence of multiple species on primary litter production.
Despite being monotypic for lambda light chain, the cells are polyclonal.