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systematic

Biology of or relating to the taxonomic classification of organisms
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DPS delineation first became an issue in Pacific salmon, in part because fish systematists have not traditionally recognized subspecies to the extent as have other taxonomists.
Etymology: The species is named after and dedicated to the memory of Vespidae systematist and taxonomist and good friend Kurt Milton Pickett who left us much too early (Crowley 2011).
we can clearly understand why analogical or adaptive character, although of the utmost importance to the welfare of the being, are almost valueless to the systematist.
Bat systematist Nancy Simmons of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City welcomes the report of the new tongue structure as "a fabulous discovery.
A systematist, Farr probes the collection's 1 million fungal specimens to discover, name, scientifically describe, and classify agriculturally important fungi.
There's "no question" about it being a new species, comments primate systematist Colin Groves of the Australian National University in Canberra.
As a systematist, Hoberg carefully examines living species of tapeworms and other parasites and describes them by meticulously detailing their distinguishing characteristics-morphological, biochemical, and molecular.
Ants stridulate with the hindmost body section, the gaster, explains systematist Philip Ward at the University of California, Davis.
Certainly, a molecular systematist or ecologist needs to know how to sequence DNA (or at least understand the basics of sequence evolution), but I think she also needs to know how to map restriction sites and interpret ailozyme patterns.
Because of this isolation, "anything that gets [to Hawaii] had to get there from somewhere else originally," explains plant systematist Donald W.
It was of little importance to Linnaeus the theoretician, but it suited Linnaeus the practical systematist.
Lanteri, the leading systematist of the weevil tribe Naupactini in general and the Aramigus tessellatus species complex in particular (Lanteri et al.