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con·spe·cif·ic

(kon'spe-sif'ik),
Of the same species.
[L. con-, with, + specific]

conspecific

(kŏn′spĭ-sĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Of or belonging to the same species.
n.
An organism belonging to the same species as another.

conspecific

(of animals or plants) belonging to the same species.
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Given the small number of species studied to date, little is known about which species exhibit conspecific attraction.
fasciatus did not tongue flick less frequently to self compared to conspecific pheromone (t = 359, n = 40, P = 0.
Because females of the minority species were likely to mate infrequently with members of their own species, these experiments increased the possibility that conspecific sperm precedence could be overwhelmed by repeated matings to heterospecifics.
Canadian Arctic Archipelago conspecifics flower earlier in the High Arctic than the mid-Arctic.
We compared the observed number of conspecific and heterospecific nearest neighbors to the number expected under the conditions of random labeling, given fixed plant locations.
Specifically, individuals that were transplanted onto a conspecific developed longer penises than did those that were transplanted as independent individuals.
8 kg, housed with 12 conspecifics and 7 lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor), presented with a 45-minute history of being found recumbent in a shallow exhibit pool.
If the individual detects a predator while scanning, it usually runs to a mound at a burrow-entrance and remains vigilant and thereby visually warns nearby conspecifics of the danger.
Presence of conspecifics (independent of its behavior) can also produce motivational changes that can either increase or decrease individual performance, depending on whether the change in motivation produce a behavioral change compatible or incompatible with learned or to-be-learned behavior.
In pairs with greater genetic differences, only males preferred conspecific mates, choosing the conspecific female more often even when the two females were still very similar.
Of the 11 fisher stomachs containing conspecific remains, six were from road-killed animals and five from trapper-killed.

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