Cosmopolites


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Cosmopolites

 

in biology, species, genera, families, or larger groups of animals or plants that inhabit the whole (or almost the whole) earth.

Strictly cosmopolitan species of animals or plants do not seem to exist. Examples of the highest-ranking cosmopolites are the cereal family, Gramineae, and the bird order Passeriformes. The opposite of cosmopolites are endemics, plants or animals that are found only in limited territories.

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Dentro de este grupo se formaron dos subgrupos; uno con siete aislamientos de Palestina, Cordoba, Bolo La Italia, recolectados de Cosmopolites y otro con un aislamiento de Chinchina, de Metamasius.
18) As Francis Meres would later remark, "a contented Cosmopolite, though banished from his owne country, may liue as well in an other.
La consommation de produits etrangers peut favoriser des emotions cosmopolites sans parvenir a generer des interets ethiques ou politiques pour l'alterite.
Management of Cosmopolites sordidus and Metamasius hemipterus in banana by pheromone-based mass trapping.
En algunos trabajos realizados sobre capacidad patogenica de nematodos entomopatgenos (steinernematidos y heterorhabditidos) sobre adultos de Cosmopolites sordidus (: Curculionidae) se han registrado dosis de 1000 JI/adulto/ ml que despues de 360 h de evaluacion alcanzan porcentajes de mortalidad del 80 y 76% (H.
L'heure marocaine etait celle de l'amitie, de la convivialite et des rejouissances de l'ensemble des communautes cosmopolites presentes.
Chapter Two seeks to analyze McKay's Banjo or a Story without a Plot, through an examination of the protagonist Banjo, to see how his migrant or vagabond characters live as cosmopolites in Marseilles' metissage inclined port city.