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systematist

(sĭs′tə-mə-tĭst, sĭ-stĕm′ə-)
n.
1. A taxonomist.
2. One who adheres to or formulates a system or systems.
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Since that time, most systematists have chosen to classify Strasburgeria robusta either as a tribe of Och naceae (e.
These species, which are widespread in Turkey, are mistaken for each other by butterfly systematists as well as by amateur butterfly watchers.
It is assumed that these habitats host plants whose ancestors occupy a basal position in the phylogeny of their respective groups, thus some systematists argue that the taxa diverged long ago, and the rupicolous floras are relict communities.
1960), who has greatly contributed to the knowledge of the flora of Colombia and to the training of a new generation of plant systematists in our country.
This approach to high throughput Phylogenomics-based on thousands of loci-is likely to basically change the way that systematists gather and analyse data.
Finally, and perhaps most seriously for systematists, there was a resolution about the naming of Acacia species.
Within the 15 peacock bass species currently recognized by systematists, Cichla kelberi (Kullander & Ferreira 2006) deserves special attention since it was introduced into most Brazilian watersheds to enhance game and commercial fisheries or to control undesirable fishes (Santos et al.
Those differences may well be important in the overall "gestalt" of the sclerite, but they are not the differences that systematists have articulated in their descriptions.
As Ernst Mayr, himself a central figure in the "great synthesis" puts it, that disciplinary shift fused the inquiries of "two factions, on the one side the experimental geneticists, mostly interested in the mechanism of evolution and studying variation within a population as well as the achievement and maintenance of adaptation, and another faction consisting of the naturalists, systematists, and paleontologists, primarily interested in the study of biodiversity, that is, species, speciation, and macroevolution.
The absence of corneal lenses on these bidessine larvae presents systematists with an additional source of stemmatal variation that may be evaluated objectively with no more difficulty than assessments of cranial sensilla.
Lichenizing fungi typically don't have a lot of fancy morphology like flowers or bones that systematists can use for classification.