vicariants


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vicariants

[vī′kar·ē·əns]
(ecology)
Two or more closely related taxa, presumably derived from one another or from a common immediate ancestor, that inhabit geographically distinct areas.
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The third subgenus, Orthoaristolochia, has a much wider geographical distribution but the two major lineages within the subgenus are primarily Paleotropical (section Diplolobus)-Neotropical (section Gymnolobus + Euglypha + Holostylis) vicariants (Fig.
Aires disjointes et taxons vicariants chez les Anoures du Cameroun: implications paleoclimatiques.
C'est sur cette base qu'il a developpe le concept d'apprentissage vicariant qui est particulierement pertinent en regard de notre modele.