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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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Damgaard (2008b) included representatives of PIatyvelia, Steinovelia, Stridulivela, and Velia, but found poor branch support and no convincing diagnostic characters for Veliinae, and suggested that the monophyly of the subfamily should be tested by inclusion of more taxa.
A similar general phylogenetic hypothesis among rivulid lineages was obtained by Murphy & Collier (1997) using mitochondrial genes of seven rivulid species, but monophyly of Rivulus was not properly tested since only two species of Rivulus were included in the analysis.
Reciprocal monophyly and high sequence divergence suggest genetic isolation of P.
This supports strong morphological evidence for the monophyly of this group (see Reznicek, 1990).
These little-known late Cambrian-mid Devonian marine euchelicerates are characterized by a long postabdomen of nine segments, but share prosomal features with both eurypterids and xiphosurans, rendering their monophyly and affinities uncertain.
Close relationship between the two genera is confirmed by morphological characters, but the monophyly of Choroearis is not corroborated.
However, even for species with fewer polymorphisms (Table), the intergenic spacer sequences, with or without the p66 sequences, confirmed the monophyly of strains within each species.
Evolution of a mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequence in the species-rich genus Sebastes (Teleostei, Scoraenidae) and its utility in testing monophyly of the subgenus Sebastomus.
Its monophyly were first tested by Harvey (1987) and further confirmed by Hall (2003).
Assessment of monophyly of species-groups within Afrotropical Empidini (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae), with a cladistic analysis of the Empis setitarsus group.
A molecular phylogeny of Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae): tests of monophyly and phylogenetic placement within the Panicoideae.