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Search Results for: paraphyletic

Paraphyletic

Definition adjective A biological taxonomy that pertains to a certain group of organisms does include some but not all of... Read More

Monophyletic

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, about, or describing that which descended from a single ancestral... Read More

Green algae

Green algae (singular: green alga) are photosynthetic algae that are characterized by having chlorophylls a and b as the... Read More

Osteichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic superclass of a diverse group of fish that have skeletons composed primarily of bone... Read More

Polyphyletic

Definition adjective Taxonomic groups that have similar character states that descends from one or more ancestral... Read More

Prosimian

Definition noun, plural: prosimians Any of the primitive, nocturnal primates, such as lemurs, lorisoids, haplorrhine... Read More