allochronic species

allochronic species

species which do not occur together in terms of time, i.e. species which occur in different geological times.
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This reduces the likelihood of interspecific mating and permits the continued coexistence of allochronic species. There are no known diurnal differences in habitat usage among forms of Junonia, but there are seasonal differences that may contribute to an allochronic mechanism for persistence.