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see taxontaxon
(pl. taxa), in biology, a term used to denote any group or rank in the classification of organisms, e.g., class, order, family.
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One morphological variable, tarsus length, did not vary significantly among taxa we tested (Table 2, rows 23-25).
Taxonomic richness per sample was the highest in Lake Manniku, probably due to good environmental conditions for a large number of taxa at the time of sampling.
According to a two-way ANOVA, Reach*Date interactions were not significant for counts of the seven indicator taxa and total macroinvertebrates, %EPT, and measures of the three diversity indices (Table 2).
Taxa richness and total macroinvertebrate abundance were not significantly affected by habitat or spate condition (Table 2, Figs.
A note (top of page 938) states, in part, "Currently valid taxa are listed in italics .
These taxa tend to make up the overwhelming majority of Neolithic animal bone assemblages, and (in varying proportions) constitute the staple of early Neolithic herding and hunting strategies.
Because the taxonomy of dicots is in a constant state of flux and there is a lack of consensus on the alignment and division of various taxa, the author utilized the expertise and assistance from specialists on some groups (e.
The traits of each of the identified taxa were determined by using relevant literature (Merritt & Cummins 1984; Barbour et al.
Computations of predicted effect sizes and associated variances were repeated with the data on taxa.
No processo RH, o grau de vacuo e a concentracao de carbono mudam consideravelmente durante o tratamento, por isso, os fatores que governam a taxa de descarburacao alteram com o tempo.
Majority of these studies have contributed to better understanding of highly important human genes related to infectious diseases that are simultaneously evolving in various taxa (3-5) and how natural selection of human genes has provided increased adaptive fitness on exposure to infectious diseases (6).
Tribbey reported his data as total number of specimens recorded for each taxa, from which the following levels of abundance were arbitrarily designated: abundant, 1000+; common, 500-999; uncommon, 100-499; rare, 199.