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monotypic

[¦män·ə¦tip·ik]
(systematics)
Pertaining to a taxon that constains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
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Forster & Platnick (1984) erected the monogeneric, entelegyne families Pararchaeidae and Holarchaeidae, along with the Mecysmaucheniidae and the newly delimited Archaeidae, recognizing the heterogeneous nature of the four taxa.
Following Nestel and Altieri (1992), the four management types were: Forest (F), Organic Polygeneric Shade coffee (PS), Monogeneric Shade coffee (MS), and Coffee Monoculture or Sun Coffee ("Sun").
A monogeneric family with about 180 worldwide species and represented by 17 species in Argentina, most of them distributed in the northern part of the country (Oliva et al.
The monogeneric Multitubulatina, however, contains an anomalous vermiform Neodasys that shares traits with both Macrodasyida and Paucitubulatina.
The genus has been classified as the monogeneric family Trapaceae, or under the the superfluous illegitimate name Hydrocaryaceae, or has been erroneously included in the unrelated Plantaginaceae (formerly Trapellaceae).
This hypothesis, which was already proposed by Reitner (1991), avoids the use of the family Acanthochaetetidae, which would be monogeneric at least in the Recent fauna.
1985) retained all four dasypogonoid genera within Asparagales but placed Baxteria, Dasypogon and Kingia into a broadly circumscribed Dasypogonaceae, together with Lomandra and its allies, and segregated Calectasia and Xanthorrhoea into their own monogeneric families, Calectasiaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae, respectively.
The Caribbean genus Pseudophoenix belongs to the monogeneric tribe Cyclospatheae within subfamily Ceroxyloideae and has been recognized as an isolated member in the palm family, with no close relationships to any other Ceroxyloideae (Baker et al.