Cichlid Room Companion

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Terme

Contexte: Evolutionb Phylogénie Taxonomie

polyphyletic

A group of similar and possibly related taxa that have actually been produced by more than one ancestor. Most often used in discussions of large groups, such as the cichlid fishes. Compare with monophyletic

Référence

Barlow, George W.. 2002. "The Cichlid Fishes (Nature's Grand Experiment in Evolution)". Perseus Publishing. pp. 352 pp. ISBN: 9780738203768 (crc03927) (résumé)

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