clade


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clade

 [klād]
a grouping of genetic variants within a single species.

clade

(klād)
n.
A grouping of organisms made on the basis of their presumed evolutionary history, consisting of a common ancestor and all of its descendants.

clade

[klād]
a grouping of genetic variants within a single species.

clade

Cladus, subtype Genetics A branch of biological taxa or species that share features inherited from a common ancestor; a single phylogenetic group or line. See Inheritance, Species.

clade

(klād)
A term denoting all strains derived from a common ancestor. Used to describe human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) strains.
[G. klados, branch]

clade

a group of organisms having a common ancestor - a complete branch of a phylogenetic tree.
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Cottsia is sister to the rest of the Aspicarpa clade [Camarea, South American; Janusia, South American; Aspicarpa s.
2007), the presence of MCs in a dataset may result in well supported but inaccurate sister clade hypotheses.
About 92 mya, there was an unexpected reverse migration to Africa, still possible then, leading to the genera comprising clade D.
In conclusion, four well-supported clades were found in the two species of Hottentotta from the Maghreb.
guttolineata as a clade will not be affected by further genetic studies of those species.
Time-banding in the taxonomy of oysters is at best premature and at worst, if made obligatory, would be damaging to the stability of the recognized clades (Zachos 2011).
Clade E was the most frequent haplogroup whereas the clade A consisted of three individuals.
In the Ficinia clade, Dracoscirpoides, Erioscirpus and Hellmuthia have perianth developed; a few species of Ficinia have remnants of a perianth (Vrijdaghs et al.