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chronospecies
1. (evolutionary species) According to one view of evolution (that of phyletic gradualism), a new organism, or one of a series of new organisms, derived from an ancestor by a process of slow, steady, evolutionary change.

2. A fossil species that occurs in strata formed at different times.

3. See palaeospecies.

chronospecies

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chronospecies (evolutionary species) According to one view of evolution (that of phyletic gradualism), a new organism may be derived from its ancestor by a process of slow, steady evolutionary change. Conceivably, the descended organism might not be regarded as a member of the same species as its ancestor, in which case it would constitute a new species, in particular a chronospecies.

chronospecies

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chronospecies (evolutionary species) According to one view of evolution (that of phyletic gradualism), a new organism may be derived from its ancestor by a process of slow, steady evolutionary change. Conceivably, the descended organism might not be regarded as a member of the same species as its ancestor, in which case it would constitute a new species, in particular a chronospecies.

chronospecies

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chronospecies (evolutionary species) According to one view of evolution (phyletic gradualism), a group of organisms that is derived from its ancestor by a process of slow, steady, evolutionary change and is not regarded as a member of the same species as its ancestor.

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