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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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Consequently, Clark (1937) deemed necessary to classified it in a new and monotypic family and genera, later complemented by Norman (1938), who underlined some osteological aspects of the species, proposing its classification in the Cottidae family, from which it might be a primitive member.
In contrast to MZBCL, LPL always contains a component of monotypic plasma cells (PCs), as the name indicates.
A molecular phylogenetic assessment of the advanced Asiatic and Malcsian didymocarpoid Gesneriaceae with focus on non-monophyletic and monotypic genera.
Flow cytometry (FCM) of the BM aspirate (Figure 5) revealed a population of kappa-restricted monotypic B-cells (-15%), expressing CD45, CD10, and CD38 (bright) and showed surface kappa light chain restriction.
Both filter strip practices were established in spring 2004; diverse strips were planted with partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata, 4.5 kg/ha seeding rate), Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans, 1.7 kg/ha seeding rate), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium, 5.6 kg/ha seeding rate), and big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii, 1.7 kg/ha seeding rate), whereas monotypic strips were planted with a high density (9.0 kg/ha) of switchgrass.
The plant bug genus Palaucoris was described as monotypic by Carvalho (1956) to accommodate the single species P.
Two genera are known from the New World and are exclusively distributed in the Neotropical Region: Lyrnessus Stal, a monotypic genus, and Stenocoris Burmeister which is divided into several subgenera.
The tribe Plagiotriptini contains two genera, the monotypic genus Cymatopsygma and Plagiotriptus with nine species.
Monotypic Phasmaphleps Bickel, 2005, which is widespread across the western Pacific islands, has vein M beyond the dm-cu crossvein reduced to a faint trace.
Phimophorinae Handlirsch, 1897 (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) is a small and enigmatic assassin bug subfamily, with just two genera and three species known, the monotypic Phimophorus Bergroth, 1886 and Mendanocoris Miller, 1956, with two species (Maldonado 1990).
This is a monotypic taxon from Australia that retains an antennal club of 3 segments and palpal formula 4,3.
In the genus I distinguished three species groups, namely the ganimedes species-group with three species, rhaptissima species-group also with three species and the monotypic columbia species-group.