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species

 [spe´shēz]
a taxonomic category subordinate to a genus (or subgenus) and superior to a subspecies or variety; composed of individuals similar in certain morphologic and physiologic characteristics.
type species the original species from which the description of the genus is formulated.

type spe·cies

the name of the single species or of one of the species of a genus or subgenus when the name of the genus or subgenus was originally validly published.

type species

n.
The species that is designated as representative of the genus to which it belongs.

type species

the species from which the name of the genus is derived.

species

a taxonomic category subordinate to a genus (or subgenus) and superior to a subspecies or variety; composed of individuals similar in certain morphological and physiological characteristics, the important one of which is that they are capable of interbreeding to produce fertile and viable offspring.

species difference
the difference between species in their response to therapeutic agents, poisons and infections due to physical, biochemical, immunological differences.
species specialist
a veterinarian who specializes in the diseases and management of an individual animal species.
type species
the original species from which the description of the genus is formulated.
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Microbrachius kedoae compares well with the type species Microbrachius dicki which was described in detail by Hemmings (1978).
Type species by monotypy: Mesosemia (Mesophthalma) idotea Westwood (1851), in Dbl.
aurora: No description of the subgenus offered; see description of type species in Jordan and Evermann (1898).
Re description of the type species of Halys fabricii (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae:Halyini) a preoccupied name of the genus Halys Fabricius with a note on its independent status from Halys serrigera (Westwood).
The new species differs from the type species Dactylocephalus dactyloides Hsu, 1948 in having a cranidium with the effaced glabella lacking segmentation, a shorter preglabellar field (sag.
aphroditois is the formal type species for Eunice, being regarded as a senior synonym for E.
Each family, its number, the type species its author and date are listed, followed by a reference to Chaine's original description.
The first species, designated as the type species by Jago (op.
The genus Annamaria was established by d'Abrera and Balint (D'ABRERA, 2001) with Thecla draudti Lathy, 1926 as type species.