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melanic

(mə-lăn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or exhibiting melanism.
2. Of, relating to, or affected with melanosis; melanotic.
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As with prior studies (Bezzerides et al, 2007) these results suggest the health and vigor linked signals in this species may be those that are melanic in nature rather than carotenoid driven.
Some unclear points in previous research include melanic forms perching on white surfaces (Sargent 1968), which could be attributed to the fact that the melanism is not genetically linked to the behavior, which needs more time to be fixed by natural selection (Sargent 1985).
osae by the relatively much longer antennae (almost as long as the body, ca 3x head and pronotum together), the color of the hind knees (uniform reddish or purplish brown, with no pale patch on the external ventral lobe of the knee) and by the presence of melanic ornamentation on the distal portion of the male SAP (absent in C.
Although PP lost in surface runoff was unaffected by soil type, SS losses were greater from the Pallic and Recent Gley soils than the Melanic and Brown soils (Table 2).
I ask the students to plot an Excel[R] graph showing the increase in melanic moths from 1846-1896, then I have them add a graph showing Haldane's model for the melanism allele's increase.
A melanic morph is also known to occur on both sexes, not distinguishable from the dark morph of P.
In fact the occurrence of melanic and normal moths did not vary greatly between industrial and rural areas.
The melanic epipedon is a dark upper horizon dominated by volcanic ash and allophane, which has high anion exchange capacity.
Completely water-soluble, it is recommended for oily, seborrheic and impure skin, or melanic spots.
Prout decided that the black color was attributable to the ammonium salt of an unknown acid that he named melanic acid.
This latter hypothesis was based on the discovery of sylvatic melanic forms of T.