sibling species

sibling species
noun Date: 1940 one of two or more species that are nearly indistinguishable morphologically

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  • Sibling species — are species very similar in appearance, behavior and other characteristics while they are reproductively also*Sympatric speciation …   Wikipedia

  • sibling species — sibling species. См. виды двойники. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • sibling species — rūšys antrininkės statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Morfologiškai labai panašios, bet dauginimosi atžvilgiu izoliuotos rūšys, kurių iš akies sunku arba visai negalima atskirti vienos nuo kitos. atitikmenys: angl. dual species; sibling… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • sibling species — noun Etymology: translation of German geschwisterarten : one of two or more closely related species that are morphologically nearly or completely indistinguishable but are reproductively isolated * * * sibling species, any one of several species… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sibling species — closely related and often sympatric species that are reproductively isolated but morphologically indistinguishable. Also called cryptic species …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • sibling species — True species populations that are reproductively isolated, but morphologically identical or nearly so; cryptic species …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • species — /spee sheez, seez/, n., pl. species, adj. n. 1. a class of individuals having some common characteristics or qualities; distinct sort or kind. 2. Biol. the major subdivision of a genus or subgenus, regarded as the basic category of biological… …   Universalium

  • species — (singular and plural)) biologically, a group of populations of actually or potentially interbreeding organisms which are reproductively isolated (by behavior, ecology, morphology or physiology) from other such groups. Historically, a cohesive… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Sibling rivalry — is a type of competition or animosity among brothers and sisters, blood related or not. 82% of people in Western countries have at least one sibling, and siblings generally spend more time together during childhood than they do with parents. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Sibling vole — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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