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Morphological data on two sibling species of small honey-guides

Friedmann, Herbert

Morphological data on two sibling species of small honey-guides

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Published by Los Angeles County Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Honeyguides -- Morphology.,
  • Isolating mechanisms.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 5.

    Statementby Herbert Friedmann.
    SeriesContributions in science ;, no. 79
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .L52 no. 79, QL696.P55 .L52 no. 79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3918566M
    LC Control Number81484722

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Morphological Data on Two Sibling Species of Small Honey-Guides,Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science, Number 5 pages with 1 figure. Friedmann, H.

Published by Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Morphological data on two sibling species of small honey-guides Vol Page 1 Evidence of aestivating lungfish from the Sangre de Christo Formation, Lower Permian of northern New Mexico. Our results demonstrate that the accumulation of multiple small-effect changes at a single locus underlies the evolution of a morphological difference between species.

These data Cited by: Genetic Differences Among Sibling Species of the Subgenus Dimockatax (Acari: Unionicolidae: Unionicola): Heterogeneity in Dna Sequence Data Supports Morphological Differentiation. Water mites of the subgenus Dimockatax (Unionicolidae: Unionicola) are common inhabitants of anodontine bivalve molluses.

An analysis of 94 morphological characters resulted in five vegetative and 13 reproductive taxonomically informative traits. Canonical variates analysis clearly separated the three species using six quantitative traits.

We conclude that these taxa, although quite variable and similar morphologically, are taxonomically by: 6. 45 Body morphological characteristics of honey bees Hossam F. ABOU-SHAARA1,2*, Ahmad A. AL-GHAMDI 1 and Abdelsalam A. MOHAMED 1Baqshan`s Chair for Bee Research, Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P.O.

Box. RiyadhKingdom of Saudi Arabia 2Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Damanhour File Size: KB. Two sibling species of angel shark (Squatina spp.) are known to exist off the coast of Brazil.

Morphological evidence suggests that there may be a rare third species in the same area. The three putative species are compared using isozyme analysis and isoelectric focusing of sarcoplasmatic by:   Based on molecular and morphological data, we have identified eight species within the ‘morphospecies’R.(P.) marina, of which four are new.

We here refer to these species as Z, Z2, Z3 and Z4. Although nuclear sequences from Z were very similar to those of Z4, specimens belonging to both lineages were morphologically quite by: Systematic biology rests on an extensive literature about the theory and methodology of phylogenetic inference and the theory of species concepts 1, 2, 3, but on a relatively small literature about the methods of delimiting species [4].Cited by: Hypnosqualean Hypothesis.

hypothesis that says batoids are sister to the Pristiophoriformes (saw sharks), and that clade is sister to the Squatiniformes (angel sharks) resulting in the Hypnosqualea clade.

Based on morphological data and is currently not supported. This paper presents morphological and craniometric data on some species of small terrestrial mammals found in the bone remains of the Barn owl (Tyto alba) pellets collected in 19 stations of.

Two closely related species of fruit flies have elaborate courtship dances involving wing fanning by the males. The dances and wing spots differ so much between the species that interspecific matings only occur in unnatural (laboratory) situations.

When the boat comes in. Commonly held ideas about marine biodiversity, such as the existence of large randomly breeding populations, are gradually loosening their by: 5.

Examples of sibling species September 28 October 7, As described in the 25 September post, differences in the courtship sounds that males use to attract females are often the best evidence that two groups of animals are different species. SIBLING SPECIES, ADVERTISEMENT CALLS, AND REPRODUCTIVE ISOLATION IN FROGS OF THE Leptodactylus pentadactylus SPECIES CLUSTER (AMPHIBIA, LEPTODACTYLIDAE) W.

Heyer,1 R. de Sá,2 and A. Rettig2 Keywords: Leptodactylus pentadactylus species cluster, advertisement calls, reproductive isolation, speciation.

INTRODUCTION A recent re-evaluation of morphological and adver. Three species of the genus Asterina are known to inhabit the Mediterranean Sea and the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean: Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, ), A. pancerii (Gasco, ) and A.

phylactica Emson & Crump, Differentiation of these species has primarily been based only on subtle characters (some highly debatable), such as colour or size. Therefore, this study aimed to review the Cited by: 2.

A field test of differential host-plant usage is an effective premating barrier between two sibling species of Rhagoletis pomonella fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its consequences for sympatric models of speciation. Evolution,   Mayr () defined sibling species as sympatric forms which are morphologically very similar or indistinguishable, but which possess specific biological characteristics and are reproductively isolated.

Another term, cryptic species has also been used for such species. However, this concept changed later. Sibling species are as similar as by: 2. fused species. A recent study by De Ley et al. () on a few Californian Hirschmanniella species suggests that this genus har-bours one or more complexes o f species which have slightly diverged morphologically.

The following four Hirschmanniella species have been described from Europe: H. behningi (Micoletzky, ), H. grac. Two studies (Conradi et al. ; Böttger-Schnack ) described sibling species solely based on morphological analysis: The authors interpreted differences between forms to be below the resolution threshold describing ordinary species.

Five studies used only genetic techniques (three – only biochemical genetic techniques, one Cited by: The skipper Polytremis theca species complex is widely distributed in the south of the Qinling Mountains in China. A recent study of the Polytremis genus suggested that this species might encompass two differentiated lineages.

We tested this hypothesis, by carrying out a phylogenetic study of this agricultural pest based on nationwide sampling and the evaluation of mitochondrial and nuclear Cited by: 5. With about 5, species worldwide, the Heteroptera or true bugs are the most diverse taxon among the hemimetabolous insects in aquatic and semi-aquatic ecosystems.

Species may be found in almost every freshwater environment and have very specific habitat requirements, making them excellent bioindicator organisms for water quality.

However, a correct determination by morphology is Cited by: 4. Genetic and morphological evidences for two new sibling species of Ancistrus (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) in upper rio Tocantins drainage, Brazil. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat.

12(4). The traditional palaeontological defence of the morphological species concept in fossils is that, when careful studies of genetic vs. morphological differences between living species have been conducted, the results suggest that morphospecies are frequently correlated closely to reproductively isolated living species, and indeed this turns out Cited by: 2.

In biology, a species (/ ˈ s p iː ʃ iː z /) is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank of an organism, as well as a unit of biodiversity. A species is often defined as the largest group of organisms in which any two individuals of the appropriate sexes or mating types can produce fertile offspring, typically by sexual reproduction.

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– 14). In such sibling species, the concept of subspecies is worth while. The two species may be called Radopholus similis similis and R. similis citrophilus to show their relatedness but to keep them as distinct forms.

The occurrence of closely related species sympatrically which maintain their morphological identity gives them a good taxonomic status. Pyura stolonifera, commonly known in South Africa as "red bait" (or "rooiaas" in Afrikaans), is a sessile ascidian, or sea squirt, that lives in coastal waters attached to rocks or artificial structures.

Sea squirts are named for their habit of squirting a stream of water from their exhalant siphons when touched at low : Pyuridae. A recent article defines sibling species as "cryptic sister species", "two species that are the closest relative of each other and have not been distinguished from one another taxonomically".

Species flock Also called species swarm. This refers to "a monophyletic group of closely related species all living in the same ecosystem". different two species are. • The phenetic species concept, which views species of clusters of similar organisms whether based on molecular or morphological data, is widely used in biology in cases where researchers think the biological species concept doesn't apply.

It is applied for example in. The sibling species of Capitella capitata are globally known for their tolerance to disturbed habitats and the C. capitata complex is often used as an ecological indicator.

A recent re-description proposed that C. capitata, originally described in Greenland is restricted to the Artic and Subarctic regions. Given their ecological relevance, we conducted a morphological and molecular analyses. Molecular differentiation of two sibling species of the black fly Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae), based on randomly amplified polymorphic DNA.

Genome 47(2) Powers, T.O. Burrowing nematodes cause spreading decline of citrus in Florida only. Although no significant morphological differences were detected between the two races, the citrus race has been raised to sibling species rank and designated as R.

citrophilus (Huettel et al., ) on the basis of putative biochemical, physiological, and karyotypic differences. Use of character-based data in an explicit phylogenetic framework revealed that relative rates of molecular and morphological evolution may generally be correlated.

The correlation seems to be caused by some mechanism-perhaps differences in the frequency of species bottlenecks - that acts to accelerate evolution at both the molecular and. This chapter provides a case of genus Polytremis Mabille, (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae), to explain the molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Lepidoptera and the influence of Wolbachia infection.

Earlier studies of Lepidoptera were focused mainly on the morphological classification, population distribution, and identification of new species.

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In most laboratory systems with other organisms competitive exclusion requires in the order of 10 to generations, whereas for Artemia, exclusion occurs in only 2 or 3 generations (Lenz and Browne, ), which suggests a large or nearly complete niche overlap between the respective Artemia species.

Species concept 1. SPECIES CONCEPT 1. Typological Species Concept: Def. According to it species is “A very natural group of organisms hence a natural taxon in classification has an invariant generalized or idealized pattern shared by all members of the group”. Project Methods The approach to resolving the phylogenetic relationships among the short-tongued bees is based on combining morphological and molecular data sets.

The molecular data sets will consist of DNA sequences from the following genes: EF-1a, wingless, PEPCK, and DDC.

These data, in combination with morphological data derived from adult bees will be analyzed by parsimony. data. For example some are equally at home in both lakes and rivers. By contrast members of the great species flocks are often restricted not merely to one lake but, and sometimes very rigorously, to partic­ ular habitats within that lake (see Poll,for Tanganyikan and Fryer, a, for Nyasan species).

The difference is also exemplified Cited by:. Sibling species are often thought to be the result of fairly recent differentiation -- relatively new products of the speciation process. If, however, new species remain subject to very similar selection pressures, there is no reason why they cannot remain siblings for a very long time.AbstractBenthic macroinvertebrate community composition is used to assess wetland and stream condition and to help differentiate the effects of stressors among sites.

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) barcoding has been promoted as a way to increase taxonomic resolution and, thereby, to increase the sensitivity of bioassessment metrics.

We compared the ability of several commonly used Cited by: Sibling species provide insights into the mechanisms involved in speciation. Here, we integrate information from morphology and molecular and chromosome markers to discover and delimit twenty sibling species within the woodlouse hunter spider Dysdera erythrina results suggest that the combination of rapid chromosome differentiation and the dietary specialisation stands behind the.