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Related to superspecies: semispecies
n. pl. superspecies
A group of closely related, geographically separated species whose members have evolved from different allopatric populations of the same parent species and can interbreed and produce fertile offspring when brought into contact.
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superspeciesa monophyletic group of species which occurs geographically separately, but whose members are too distinct to form a single species. see SEMISPECIES.
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