sibling species


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sibling species

n.
Any of two or more species that are very similar morphologically.

sibling species

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In Hungary, which borders Slovakia, greater attention has been paid to distinguishing these sibling species using skull characteristics (Cserkesz et al.
urelia sibling species, exists from one or more than one site changes "but constitute a dense evolutionary cluster" Coleman (2005).
Interspecific hybridization and backcrosses between two sibling species of Pacific Sea Urchins (Genus Echinometra) on Okinawan intertidal reefs.
Knowlton, "Sibling Species in the Sea," Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, vol.
In contrast, its sibling species, Chrysoperla downesi, is a habitat specialist, living all year only in coniferous trees, in the region of eastern North America where the two species are sympatric [38].
We also conducted research on the roosting ecology of the Indiana bat in the same region to compare the two sibling species' roosting habits.
imbecillis were identified as a new sibling species, U.
In insects, the divergence of male genitalia is so pronounced that even recently diverged sibling species show a high degree of variation in the male genitalia and/or secondary organs [46].
Gradual evolution of male genitalia in a sibling species complex of millipedes (Diplopoda: Spirobolida: Rhinocricidae: Anadenobolus).
No wonder, exhaustive studies have been done, especially involving sibling species of this genus to study interspecific competition (Nunney 1990).
Demayo C.G., Harun S.A., Torres M.A.J., Procrustes analysis of wing shape divergence among sibling species of Neurothemis Dragonflies, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(6), 748-759(2011).