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Sister group

Known as: Sister taxa, Sister clades, Sister lineage 
A sister group or sister taxon is a systematic term from cladistics denoting the closest relatives of a given unit in a phylogenetic tree. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Based on a molecular phylogeny, a new phylogenetic taxonomy that is compatible with both the International Code of Zoological… Expand
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2007
2007
Animal courtship rituals are important for species recognition, and a variety of cues might be utilized to recognize conspecific… Expand
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2007
2007
Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV) was first observed in sweet onions in Georgia (USA) in 2003 in the Vidalia region. The virus had… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
After the revision of several fossils and observations of recent taxa, we propose a new interpretation of the wing venation… Expand
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1999
1999
Our knowledge of deep-sea biodiversity is based almost entirely on morphological distinctions at the species level. Here, we use… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract The Portuguese oyster Crassostrea angulata (Lamarck, 1819) was long assumed to be native to the northeastern Atlantic… Expand
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1996
1996
Abstract Many songbirds overproduce songs during development and shrink the repertoire at the time of adult crystallization. The… Expand
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1993
1993
Abstract The realization that the present day positions of continents and island arcs are a result of continental drift led to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
This evolutionary cladistic analysis of the arborescent (wood-producing) lycopsids, an exclusively fossil group of vascular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Abstract The swordtails Xiphophorus nigrensis and X. pygmaeus are allopatric sister species. Females of both species prefer X… Expand
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