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parapatric

[¦par·ə¦pa·trik]
(ecology)
Referring to populations or species that occupy nonoverlapping but adjacent geographical areas without interbreeding.
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Minards NA, Trewick SA, Godfrey AJR, Morgan-Richards M (2014) Convergent local adaptation in size and growth rate but not metabolic rate in a pair of parapatric Orthoptera species.
Hybridization, with or without polyploidy, can play a critical role in the origin and establishment of edaphic specialists (Abbott et al., 2013; De Storme & Mason, 2014), especially under parapatric, sympatric, and peripatric modes of speciation.
Based on the hypothesis of parapatric speciation between Panopea generosa and Panopea globosa, nuclear genes were used to provide molecular evidence of ancient phylogeny between them, and included other species of the genus for a broader comparison.
The vertical distribution of pronophiline butterflies (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) along an elevational transect in Monte Zerpa (Cordillera de Merida, Venezuela) with remarks on their diversity and parapatric distribution.
The extensive intraspecific variation in the karyotype is typical for the latter genus which is usually divided into three species with nearly parapatric distribution.
Firsthand experience with and knowledge of the seasonal male advertisement call characteristics is also important so it can be distinguished with certainty from the other natural "trilling" sounds produced by sympatric or parapatric species (red-spotted toad, Anaxyrus punctatus; Lesser Nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis; and possibly insects).
Parapatric Hybridization between chromosome races of the Sceloporus grammicus complex (Phrynosomatidae): structure of the Ajusco Transect.
The ranges of these 2 species within the Pacific Northwest are considered parapatric, in concordance with division across the Cascades (Fig.
& WOJTUSIAK J., 2002.--The vertical distribution of pronophiline butterflies (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) along an elevational transect in Monte Zerpa (Cordillera de Merida, Venezuela) with remarks on their diversity and parapatric distribution.
It is possible that additional new species may occur here as parapatric segregates, as seems to be the case with H.