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parapatric

(păr′ə-păt′rĭk)
adj. Ecology
1. Occupying geographic areas that are partially overlapping or have a partial barrier between them. Used of organisms, especially populations of the same or closely related species.
2. Occurring among populations having such a distribution: parapatric speciation.

par′a·pat′ri·cal·ly adv.
pa·rap′a·try (pə-răp′ə-trē) n.
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Recently evolved neoendemics can evolve from nearby, non-specialized relatives via rapid and local speciation, including via parapatric, sympatric, and peripatric modes (Anacker & Strauss, 2014; Ferris et al., 2014; Schneider et al., 2016).
The isolated population of Cebus albifrons in NE Vichada with parapatric Sapajus apella to the west and to the south suggests to me that Sapajus apella arrived after Cebus albifrons and that the more recent species was able to out-compete Cebus albifrons.
Atria 1998 Chromosomal variation, macroevolution and possible parapatric speciation in Mepraia spinolai (Porter) (Hemiptera: Reduviidae).
Molecular identification of birds: performance of distance-based DNA barcoding in three genes to delimit parapatric species.
digitalis, and the two species, which are difficult to distinguish on the basis of visually observable traits, have parapatric distributions that overlap in central California (Murphy, 1978; Crummett and Eernisse, 2007).
The vertical distribution of pronophiline butterflies (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) along an elevational transect in Monte Zerpe (Cordillera de Morida, Venezuela) with remarks on their diversity and parapatric distribution.
Distributional patterns of the four species of pocket gophers in southeastern Colorado are variously parapatric, allopatric, or sympatric.
The number of supralabials in blind snakes is a genetically conservative character, and any 1/2 condition of the supralabials of any individual may represent one of two possibilities: (1) an aberrant condition (seen rarely within the species) or (2) a hybrid between two species with parapatric distributions.
These results (i.e., significant levels of shape variation across parapatric boundaries), coupled with previous results concerning sexual isolation between parapatric populations in G.
They examined genetic variation in the acoustic signals of three parapatric grasshopper populations (Chorthippus parallelus).
The second mode involves a change in host plants from ancestral to descendent species after either allopatric, parapatric, or possibly sympatric speciation.