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subspecies Technically, a race of a species that is allocated a Latin name. The number of races recognized within a species and the allocation of names to them is something of an arbitrary procedure. Systematic and phenotypic variations do occur within species, but there are no clear rules for identifying them as races or subspecies except that they must be
a. geographically distinct
,
b. populations, not merely morphs
, and
c. different to some degree from other geographic populations.

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subspecies

subspecies Technically, a race of a species that is allocated a Latin name. The number of races recognized within a species and the allocation of names to them is something of an arbitrary procedure. Systematic and phenotypic variations do occur within species, but there are no clear rules for identifying them as races or subspecies except that they must be (a)geographically distinct,(b)populations, not merely morphs, and(c)different to some degree from other geographic populations.

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subspecies

subspecies Technically, a race of a species that is allocated a Latin name. The number of races recognized within a species and the allocation of names to them is somewhat arbitrary. Systematic and phenotypic variations do occur within species, but there are no clear rules for identifying them as races or subspecies except that they must be: (a) geographically distinct; (b) populations, not merely morphospecies; and (c) different to some degree from other geographic populations.

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subspecies

subspecies A group of individuals within a species that breed more freely among themselves than with other members of the species and resemble each other in more characteristics. Reproductive isolation of a subspecies may become so extreme that a new species is formed (see speciation). Subspecies are sometimes given a third Latin name, e.g. the mountain gorilla, Gorilla gorilla beringei (see also binomial nomenclature).

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subspecies

subspecies, also called race, a genetically distinct geographical subunit of a species. See also classification.

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