species group

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species group (superspecies) A complex of related species that exist allopatrically. They are grouped together because of their morphological similarities, and this grouping can often be supported by experimental crosses in which only certain pairs of species will produce hybrids.

species group

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species group (superspecies) A complex of related species that exist allopatrically (in different geographical areas from one another). They are grouped together because of their morphological similarities, and this grouping can often be supported by experimental crosses in which only certain pairs of species will produce hybrids.

species group

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species group(superspecies) A complex of related species that exist allopatrically (in different geographical areas from one another). They are grouped together because of their morphological similarities, and this grouping can often be supported by experimental crosses in which only certain pairs of species will produce hybrids.