monophyletic


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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 contrast to the H3 and H1 phylogenies (Figures 2, 3), the Brazilian swIAVs are not monophyletic on the N2 phylogeny, representing 2 different introductions of the N2 segment from human seasonal H3N2 viruses into swine in Brazil (Figure 4).
Based on the typology of this tree, the Australian gill mites are a separate clade (see node labeled A) from a large monophyletic grouping that includes the world's remaining gill mites along with all of the mantle mites (see node labeled B).
The monophyletic status of both Octopus vulgaris and Octopus insularis is clear from the configuration of this tree.
Cui & Wang (2005, 2012a) also discovered a separate, apparently monophyletic species group of this genus in ancient lakes of the Yunnan Plateau, southern China (Fig.
Description and analysis of phylogenetic and host relationships for a monophyletic assemblage of three new genera.
The previous works based on molecular markers [1] reached the same conclusion that the traditionally recognized subgenera Salix, vertex and chamaetia are not monophyletic.
Thus, here, we also test the hypothesis that male urogenital duct anatomy will support a more traditional salamander phylogeny with a monophyletic Salamandroidea over a more controversial phylogeny with a paraphyletic Salamandroidea.
Results from that study also suggested that the monotropoideae are monophyletic but that the myco-heterotrophic members may form a paraphyletic group.
Given the ladder-like family tree the investigators recovered, they found it necessary to recognize EIGHT subfamilies, if each were to be properly monophyletic and easily diagnosed in terms of recognizable morphological characters.
These features include calcitic, substrate-cemented tubes, microlamellar tube structure, pseudopunctae (but not in all species), bulb-like embryonic shells part and septae, all of which suggest a monophyletic origin.