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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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This virus, which is carried by vespertilionid bats of the genus Neoromicia, has been confirmed to be conspecific with MERS-CoV.
According to Prokopy and Roitberg (2001), the payoff to the individual for aggregating with or leaving groups of conspecifics depends on (a) the response of conspecifics to such actions and (b) the physiological and ecological context within which such decisions are made.
In the present study conspecific fighting did not yield an aversion to the taste consumed before the fighting, although wheel running successfully caused CTA as in the previous research (see Boakes & Nakajima, 2009, for a review of running-based CTA).
The cause of pot avoidance in nearly 80% of approaches is unknown, but was not caused by conspecifics (discussed below).
If a male conspecific came within a half-meter or less of an occupied leaf mass, the resident flew up and directly at the intruder.
Because we intentionally chose abundant native species for our study, conspecific flowers were always available within the foraging range of the pollinators.
Not surprisingly, vireos did not respond to conspecific models at all (Ward & Schlossberg 2004).
Conspecific odor detection by male Broad-Headed Skink, Eumeces laticeps: effects of sex and site of odor source and of male reproductive condition.
Results of prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, prothrombin time, and serum protein electrophoresis in an envenomated Chilean flamingo (FI) compared with a conspecific group of 7 Chilean flamingos (F2-F8).
To determine if animals from Hawaii are conspecific with O.
fraterculus differ from the corresponding mixtures released by conspecific males of wild populations of these 2 species (Vanickova et al.
Conspecific collisions can precipitate mortality in migrating Eared Grebes.

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