sympatric


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sympatric

[sim′pa·trik]
(ecology)
Of a species, occupying the same range as another species but maintaining identity by not interbreeding.
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Classical models of allopatric and parapatric divergence do not involve population restrictions; however, low genetic variability is expected when population bottlenecks are integral to divergence, as in some models of peripatric divergence and most models of sympatric divergence.
We also aimed to draw comparisons with the sympatric dholes by examining differences in habitat use and range in response to several physicals, biological, climatic and anthropogenic variables.
Exploring driving factors for habitat selection of sympatric predators and herbivores, reactions of herbivores on habitat utilization under predation pressure, and vegetation--herbivore--predator relationships can help to deepen our understanding of herbivore and predator coexistence mechanism.
Isolation between sympatric anadromous and resident threespine stickleback species in Mud Lake, Alaska.
Food habits of sympatric jaguars and pumas across a gradient of human disturbance.
In a second step, polygyny might have favored the selection of selfish reproductive strategies and then the evolution of social parasite by sympatric speciation [1, 6, 10].
In recent years, however, the evolutionary biologist Professor Axel Meyer from the University of Konstanz has not only been able to show that new species can evolve from a source population within a shared habitat and in the presence of gene flow (sympatric speciation), but that this type of speciation might be much more common than previously thought.
pelagic, benthic, litoral, ...) promote ecological segregation and sympatric speciation within distribution of the range of a species as well as dietary differences (piscivory, insectivory, detritivory, ...) (Horstkotte & Strecker, 2005; Joyce et al., 2005; Barluenga, Stolting, Salzburger, Muschick, & Meyer, 2006).