Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Phylogeny

monophyletic

A group of related taxa that have been produced by one ancestor. Most often used in discussion of large groups, such as the haplochromines in Lake Malawi, but also applied to small species flocks

Literatur

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

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