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polytypic

(pŏl′ē-tĭp′ĭk) also

polytypical

(-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Having several variant forms, especially subspecies or varieties.

polytypic

(of a taxon) containing two or more immediately subordinate taxa, for example a species with several subspecies. A polytypic species is also called a Rassenkreiss.
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Caption: FIGURE 3: Kappa (a) and lambda (b) mRNA by in situ hybridization (showing polytypic plasma cells) from submandibular gland/lymph node biopsy.
Systematics, bionomics and zoogeography of high Andean pedaliodines; Part 6: Pedaliodes demathani Pyrcz--a widely polytypic species from Peru and Bolivia (Lepidoptera: Nympahlidae: Satyrinae).
Phacellodomus ruffrons, considered a single, polytypic species, is the most widespread species of Phacellodomus in South America, covering at least 19 ecoregions, such as La Costa xeric shrublands, Cerrado and Serra do Mar coastal rainforest.
Allendorf F W, Leary R F, 1988, "Conservation and distribution of genetic variation in a polytypic species, the cutthroat trout" Conservation Biology 2 170-184
Armbruster, "The real structure of tobermorite 11 [Angstrom]: normal and anomalous forms, OD character and polytypic modifications," European Journal of Mineralogy, vol.
[17] suggested that this additional peak might be attributed to the presence of new polytypic Si in the poly-Si films.
In [26, 27], two different methods were proposed to deal with the polytypic uncertainty.
Taxonomic re-evaluation of the Taiwanese montane earthworm Amynthas wulinensis Tsai, Shen & Tsai, 2001 (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae): polytypic species or species complex?
We examined how effective these regions were for a complex flora with many polytypic genera.
Taxonomic re-evaluation of the Taiwanese montane earthworm Amynthas wulinensis Tsai, Shen and Tsai, 2001 (Oligochaeta: Megascolecidae): polytypic species or species complex?
It is a polytypic species with a wide variety of adaptations to different environments.