Sympatric

  • (adj): (of biological species or speciation) occurring in the same or overlapping geographical areas.

Some articles on sympatric:

Nepenthes Longifolia - Ecology
... longifolia is sympatric with N ... longifolia grows in a number of isolated patches and is sympatric with N ... This taxon is sympatric with N ...
Heteropatric Speciation
... Heteropatric speciation is a special case of sympatric speciation that occurs when different ecotypes or races of the same species geographically ... Thus heteropatric speciation is a refinement of our notion of sympatric speciation in that it represents a behavioral rather than geographic barrier to the flow of genes among diverging groups ... The importance of behavioral separation as a mechanism for promoting sympatric speciation in a heterogeneous or patchwork landscape is highlighted in John ...
Sympatric Speciation - Evidence
... Sympatric divergence could also result from the sexual conflict ... that abrupt changes in call frequency among sympatric morphs is correlated with reproductive isolation ... A further well-studied circumstance of sympatric speciation is when insects feed on more than one species of host plant ...
Parasitism - Adaptation
... Parasites infect hosts that exist within their same geographical area (sympatric) more effectively ... experiment, the snails were infected by their sympatric parasites, allopatric parasites and mixed sources of parasites ... that the parasites were more highly effective in infecting their sympatric snails than their allopatric snails ...
Sympatry - Evolving Definitions and Controversy
... isolation as a definitive barrier between sympatric species has yielded controversy among ecologists, biologists, and zoologists regarding the validity of the term ... many biologists consider parasites and their hosts to be sympatric (see examples below) ... Conversely, zoologist Michael JD White considered two populations sympatric if genetic interbreeding was viable within the habitat overlap ...