clade


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clade

[klād]
(systematics)
A taxonomic group containing a common ancestor and its descendants.
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Clades differ principally in size and bulk as reflected in the ratio between weight and body length, for which every clade differs from its closest relative except for the rufigula and gymnops clades.
All species in clade c have a caribbean distribution, and although most of the species have a widespread distribution in South American semiarid areas, this clade has not di versified outside the caribbean (fig.
Lagrange allows the use of parametric models to test different biogeographic scenarios of dispersal and extinction, and for each clade it provides a probability based on the likelihood that an area is the center of origin of that clade (Ree et al.
lepida examined from the Frio and Sabinal rivers belong to the second mtDNA clade.
Another problem is to elucidate which of the two clades found in the Gulf of California (Northern Clade or Southern Clade 1) is the original P.
This clade is diagnosed by the bucculae being elevated posteriorly to form a pair of ventral plates; the fourth labial segment being about half as long as the third labial segment; two-segmented tarsi of middle and hind legs (fusion of primitive second and third segments), and genital segments inserted ventrally and slightly before apex of pregenital abdomen (Damgaard, 2008b).
The macaques were then exposed to virus of a different clade.
We calculated clade credibility values from 4000 trees by sampling every 1000th tree from two runs of 5,000,000 trees after discarding the first 3001 sampled trees of each run.
Also, to protect the core photosynthetic complexes from excess light damage, we found that clade A Symbiodinium very rapidly undergoes disorganization of photosynthetic antenna pigment complexes.
The main difference among the MP, ML and NJ trees is the position of clade E.
This contract covers clade 2 of the H5N1 virus (A/Indonesia) for use in the U.