parapatry


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parapatry

any nonoverlapping geographical contact between separate populations or species, without interbreeding.
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This distributional pattern is commonly referred to as parapatry (Key, 1982; Bull, 1991).
Parapatry and niche complementary of Peruvian desert geckos (Phyllodactylus): the ambiguous role of competition.
Parapatry and encounter competition between chipmunk (Tamias) species and the hypothesized role of parasitism.
Keywords: Adaptive radiation, biogeography, allopatry, parapatry, evolution
Today, "contiguous allopatry," in which otherwise sympatric species are separated ecologically, is known as parapatry (e.
Parapatry describes a geographic pattern in which the ranges of two species have separate but contiguous distributions without any physical barriers between them.
A characteristic feature of Albinaria distribution is the scarcity of genuine sympatry, with parapatry being the norm.