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monophyletic

[‚män·ə·fə′led·ik]
(evolution)
Pertaining to any form evolved from a single interbreeding population.
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In applying these tests, we confirm that the monophyly criterion is met by the already established clade Crassostrea.
Molecular phylogenetic studies have made an important contribution in corroborating the monophyly of some groups recognized in previous systems [2].
2010) upheld the monophyly of Loranthaceae, with the Schoepfiaceae and Misodendraceae families as sister groups.
We found no consistent support for reciprocal monophyly between the Yaqui and Sinaloa catfishes, but this possibility was not rejected by the analysis.
Searching for monophyly in the subgeneric classification systems of Columnea (Gesneriaceae).
Monophyly of Aporocotylidae was not supported; however, those aporocotylids infecting principally marine and estuarine bony fishes clearly were monophyletic.
Monophyly of both clades is well supported by maximum parsimony, maximum likelihood and Bayesian analyses (CHATROU et al.
Notably, support for enteropneust monophyly is moderate (65/0.
The highest values of species monophyly were obtained from UPGMA reconstruction in comparison with parsimony reconstruction.
They also note that this provides strong evidence for arachnid monophyly and a single shared terrestrial arachnid ancestor.
lupus demonstrated that North America, Europe and most of Asia populations represent a single mega-ESU, showing reciprocal monophyly with allopatric distributions.
Monophyly of the genus Osteopilus is supported by a 93% bootstrap value and a 0.