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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.
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Based on morphological and molecular evidence, these three genera have been combined into Eleocharis, resulting in a monogeneric tribe (Roalson and Friar 2000; Hinchliff et al.
This monogeneric family (Corethrellidae, Diptera) is an ancient group of small eavesdropping flies (oldest fossils are 122 million years old), which includes over 100 described species (Borkent 2008; Borkent & Grafe 2012).
This monogeneric family is represented by 17 species in Argentina, most of them distributed in the northern part of the country (Oliva et al., 2002).
The basic life history of torrent salamanders (4 species within the monogeneric family Rhyacotritonidae) is poorly known.
Although some authors have considered Abronieae to be monogeneric (Bittrich and Kuhn, 1993), most authors have maintained two genera, Tripterocalyx and Abronia (Galloway, 1975; Spellenberg, 2003).
A monogeneric atheriniform family with the parasphenoid concave rather than convex, parasphenoid myodomes present; mesethmoid morphology unique, nasal septum formed by ethmoid and mesethmoid; parietals not contributing to posttemporal fossa; anterior vertebral parapophyses with lateral ridges; interdorsals absent; cleithrum dorsal enclosure absent; membrane just posterior to genital opening; and pelvic posteromedial process elongate.
I measured 14 habitat variables within 12 Colombian farms classified into four management systems at the Risaralda region of Colombia: Forests, Polygeneric Shaded coffee, Monogeneric Shaded coffee and Sun coffee plantations.
Glaucosoma hebraicum is one of four members of the monogeneric family Glaucosomatidae, which also includes the pearl perch (Glaucosoma scapulare) that is fished commercially and recreationally in eastern Australia (McKay, 1997).
Hereafter we apply the following nomenclature: (1) Vestimentifera are equated with Obturata and Afrenulata; (2) Frenulata are equated with Perviata and Pogonophora (sensu Jones, 1985); (3) Monilifera is a third monogeneric dade that includes Sclerolinum; and (4) Siboglinidae refers to the dade that includes Vestimentifera, Frenulata, and Monilifera.
The most common invertebrates found were nematodes (9 specimens) and monogeneric trematodes (3 specimens).