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conspecific

[¦kän·spə′sif·ik]
(systematics)
Referring to individuals or populations of a single species.
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In vespertilionid bats, including those in the genus Neoromicia, virus conspecific with MERS-CoV differs from human MERS-CoV, even if formally a member of the same species.
In any case, this study showed that conspecific fighting is not an efficient US for establishing CTA, at least with the conventional procedures.
2001) observed large American lobsters actively defending and preventing conspecifics from entering pots and accessing the bait, and Barber and Cobb (2009) observed Dungeness crabs guarding the entrance to pots and restricting entrance to conspecifics.
Male-to-male interactions occurred as conspecific males came into close proximity of the territorial site.
Given the small number of species studied to date, little is known about which species exhibit conspecific attraction.
fasciatus was presented with a cloacal swab from itself (a positive control) and a conspecific male, as well as a swab with distilled water (negative control).
1] and [gamma] immunoglobulins when compared with reference interval values and conspecifics.
obliqua (25-30 days old) to conspecific male aeration and salivary-gland extracts, a polystyrene box (28 x 10 x 15 cm) was used as a bioassay arena.
We hypothesized that starvation was the primary cause of robin mortality, and secondary factors including nutritional quality, parasitism, and aggressive defense by conspecifics intensified starvation.
they were already present on the first transect night), or those for which there was likely to have been interference from conspecific spiders.
Conspecific attraction, therefore, can be an important tool in conserving species.

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