ecospecies


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e·co·spe·cies

(ē'kō-spē'shēz),
Two or more populations of a species isolated by ecologic barriers, theoretically able to exchange genes and interbreed, but partially separated from one another by differences in habitat or behavior.

ecospecies

a species of plant or animal that can be divided into several ECOTYPES (see CENOSPECIES which are able to exchange genes freely without loss of fertility or vigour in the offspring.