Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Evolution Phylogeny Physiologie


A character shared by two or more taxa that is inferred to have been present in their most recent common ancestor, whose ancestor in turn is inferred not to posses the character


Miller, Robert Rush. 2005. "Freshwater Fishes of Mexico". University of Chicago Press, Chicago. pp. 1-524 (crc01245)