morphospecies


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morphospecies

a species recognized solely on the basis of its MORPHOLOGY.
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We recorded 48 ciliate morphospecies from the sediment samples taken from Jose Pereira stream (Figure 1).
Specimens collected were classified into morphospecies and stored in glass bottles (10 mL) containing 70% ethanol, for later identification.
APENDICE 1 Listado de morfoespecies capturadas y abundancia en los fragmentos, epocas y estratos APPENDIX 1 Morphospecies list captured and abundance in the fragments, seasons and strata RCM CSL Lluvia Seca Lluvia Seca A M B A M B A M B A M B Acacesia sp.1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Anapidae sp.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Anapidae sp.2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Araneidae sp.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Araneidae sp.
The captured individuals were sorted with the aid of a stereoscopic binocular microscope (magnifying) and identified at the level of the major groups (Class, Order, Family and/or morphospecies).
Collected spiders were preserved in 96% ethanol and later deposited at the Coleccion de Aracnidos del Sureste de Mexico (ECOTAAR) in El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Tapachula, Chiapas, where they were identified to family, genus or species (or morphospecies) making use of taxonomic literature.
Interestingly, more morphospecies of fungi were found in invasive than native species (14 in invasive, 12 in native).
While for co-occurring dominant fungal endophytes, statistical analysis was not done, because sometimes the number of morphospecies in treated and untreated was different.
Calliphoridae, Muscidae and Fanniidae families totalized 1683 specimens, belonging to twelve genera and at least 22 species (158 specimens could only be identified as morphospecies 1 or 2) (Table 1).
Evidence that ethospecies can be reliably attributed to well-defined morphospecies was provided by systematic recording of captured individuals in Ecuadorian lowland and mountain rainforests (Nischk and Riede 2001).
The total number of dicot herbs sampled in 235.62 [m.sup.2] in Site 1 and Site 2 (no grazing allowed) in the four dates represented 33 species (Table 3), from which 12 could not be clearly identified and were classified as morphospecies, and 21 could be identified and were distributed in 18 genera and 15 families.
Microorganisms were grouped by morphospecies based on morphological characteristics, for example, colony size, color, texture, and type of margin.