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In evolutionary biology, a synapomorphy is a derived character state shared by two or more terminal groups and inherited from their most recent common ancestor.
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synapomorphy ( si′napə′mörfē ) ( systematics ) A derived trait shared by two or more taxa that is believed to reflect their shared
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Paraphyly Reptiles are a paraphyletic group. The group can be made ... Synapomorphy · Phylogenetic tree · Phylogenetic network · Long branch attraction ...
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Synapomorphy: An apomorphy (derived or specialised character) shared by two or ... by two or more species or groups is termed a synapomorphy. ... Synapomorphy ...
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synapomorphy. Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/synapomorphy" ...
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A synapomorphy may be secondarily lost in later descendants. ... In this code, a synapomorphy is a shared, derived character state inherited from ...
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Encyclopedia information on Synapomorphy ... Limitations of Relative Apparent Synapomorphy Analysis (RASA) for Measuring Phylogenetic Signal ...
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of common ancestry (or synapomorphy), developmental approaches attempt to construe ... and phylogeny, which define homology as synapomorphy (Cracraft ...
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... event, recognized by possessing the clade's synapomorphy. See: stem group. ... synapomorphy -- A character which is derived, and because it is shared by the ...
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However, no clear synapomorphy—shared derived character—exists for "Amoebozoa. ... synapomorphy, an insertion in the Elongation Factor 1α gene in lineages ...
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The establishment of homology qua synapomorphy ... qua synapomorphy, i.e. as similarity due to common ancestry, on the basis of available ...
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PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the ... Alternative 1: The stem-cell system is a synapomorphy of Acoela and Rhabditophora ...
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synapomorphy: shared, derived character. Kingdom Animalia. Phylum Chordata ... HOWEVER--remember that the terms symplesiomorphy and synapomorphy are RELATIVE terms. ...
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Chlorarachniophyceae (Chlorarachniophyceae) in Encyclopedia of Life ... Synapomorphy: None known but may be definable by the plastid symbiosis. ...
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Also see synapomorphy, autapomorphy. appressorium: (appressoria) ... Compare to synapomorphy. autotrophic: ... synapomorphy: (synapomorphies, synapomorphic) A ...
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synapomorphy = "shared derived character," an. observation ... Most systematists, however, use synapomorphy. specifically for shared characters derived from a ...
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... key concepts: homology, character, cladistics, clade, monophyly, synapomorphy. ... A synapomorphy, meaning a shared, derived character, is a character that is ...
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Synapomorphy – a shared derived character or character state. ... Could a proposed synapomorphy be the result of independent evolutionary development? ...
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A key synapomorphy of the subfamily is an unusual pollen configuration called ... the angiosperms and a strong synapomorphy for most of the subfamily (Nowicke 1994) ...
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