hybrid zone


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hybrid zone

[¦hī·brəd ¦zōn]
(ecology)
A geographic zone in which two populations hybridize after the breakdown of the geographic barrier that separated them.
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PA; 40[degrees] 08' N, 75[degrees] 44' W, presently -30 km south of the northward-moving hybrid zone for Carolina and Black-capped chickadees; Taylor et al.
sila, at the extreme southwestern end of its range, there is a purported hybrid zone between G.
hybrid zone on the Swedish coastline, and Mytilus galloprovincialis (Gould) within the Mediterranean (Gosling 1992).
Each occupies a unique geographical distribution except for the state of Tabasco in southeastern Mexico, where they coexist and interbreed in what's known as a hybrid zone.
Each occupies a unique geographical distribution except for the state of Tabasco in south-eastern Mexico, where they coexist and interbreed in what's known as a hybrid zone.
Other aspects of its evolutionary history could be addressed, such as determining if the subspecies represent a color cline or a rapid shift in color, suggesting similar dynamics of a narrow hybrid zone where one phenotype rapidly shifts to the other.
Within the hybrid population, females located on the western side of the hybrid zone had a slower climax rate of emission (mean = 2.
They suggest that hybrid overlap joints can be divided into two parts: a laser alone acting zone and a laser-arc hybrid zone.
In the hybrid zone, two species of silk moths interbreed to produce fertile offspring--unlike lab-bred hybrids between the same two species.
Not to mention, of course, the ever-growing numbers of artist-authors who have seized upon the BD as a hybrid zone of experimentation free from the material and mental constraints of the mainstream culture industry.
The Influence of Genotype, Soil Type, and Location on Growth and Reproductive Parameters of Reciprocal Transplants in the Big Sagebrush Hybrid Zone (Artemisia tridentata tridentata x A.
simplicidens hybrid zone, the validity of species-level distinction, the frequency of interbreeding, the fertility of the hybrid offspring, and hybrid variability among others, remain and warrant further study.