Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Evolution Phylogeny

basal

The condition or a species regarded as the starting point of the evolution of a trait or of other species

Literatur

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