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conspecific

[¦kän·spə′sif·ik]
(systematics)
Referring to individuals or populations of a single species.
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Such background noise at ultrasonic frequencies would in turn produce strong bursting activity in afferent neurons and create false alarms both in the detection of bat-like sound and conspecific signals.
These results provide experimental confirmation that conspecific attraction occurs in at least one territorial songbird.
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).
socius mate multiple times in nature (Gregory and Howard 1996), thus making it likely that their reproductive tracts will contain conspecific sperm (unless conspecifics are very rare).
The observation that both LAR-A and LAR-B females display aggressive behaviors toward conspecifics in nature reinforces studies conducted using large outdoor enclosures that demonstrated parthenogenetic Cnemidophorus lizards exhibit intraspecific aggression (Leuck 1985; 1993).
The flowering time temperature-sensitivity also varied within a species: for example, plants from the Nunavut archipelago (includes the Boothia and Melville Peninsulas, as well as islands north of Hudson Bay) were more temperature-sensitive than their conspecifics from mainland Nunavut farther south (includes islands with similar latitude and climate), and within the Nunavut archipelago, plants from Baffin Island were more temperature-sensitive than their conspecifics from Ellesmere Island.
In both dioecious and androdioecious barnacles, males are always tiny and live attached to conspecific females or hermaphrodites; hence, they are known as dwarf males (see Hoeg, 1995 and Yusa et al.
Results of prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, prothrombin time, and serum protein electrophoresis in an envenomated Chilean flamingo (FI) compared with a conspecific group of 7 Chilean flamingos (F2-F8).
Also tested was whether the choice, by Diadema antillarum, of a shelter with or without a conspecific was controlled by conspecific odors.
Vigilance in ursine black and white colobus monkeys (Colobus vellerosus): an examination of the effects of conspecific threat and predation.

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