morphospecies


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morphospecies

[¦mȯr·fō′spē‚shēz]
(systematics)
A typological species distinguished solely on the basis of morphology.
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Archytas marmoratus (Townsend), and other unknown tachinids of which twelve morphospecies were identified (Table 3).
However, the limited amount of specimens and missing characters, due to poor preservation, often hinder the delimitation of fossil morphospecies (Wiens, 2003; Wilkins, 2009).
All shells were studied under a Leica M165c stereo microscope and sorted to tentative morphospecies taking qualitative characters like approximate size, shape and sculpture into account.
The failure of the plastid data to resolve specimens into clades that correspond to morphospecies is most obvious in Marsilea sect.
Twelve Isoptera morphospecies were found within 11 genera, most of them of the Subfamily Nasutitermitinae: Cornitermes sp.
Macroinvertebrate samples were identified to genus level, and all individuals were distinguished as morphospecies for purposes of biodiversity analysis.
New aerophytic morphospecies of Nostoc (Cyanobacteria) from Sao Paulo State, Brazil, Hoehnea 34(1): 95101.
All specimens collected during the field portion of the study were keyed out to morphospecies.
First report on the presence of morphospecies A and B of Phlebotomus argentipes sensu lato (Diptera : Psychodidae) in Sri Lanka--implication for leishmaniasis transmission.
lampetides Sharma & Giribet 2006) from an older collection of 75 Pettalus specimens consisting of eight morphospecies (specimens collected by Claude Besuchet and Ivan Lobl in 1970).
Plant remains belonging to this morphospecies have an important place in the history of paleobotany.