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not common or ordinarily encountered


marked by an uncommon quality


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Most butterflies have decreased since the 1970s and an alarming number of common species have declined severely.
In the UK, the most common species is called Toxocara and it is seen in dogs and cats.
Common species include Baby Doll, Eric Smith and Britten, whose flowers open white and blush pink as they age.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists harnessed the circadian mechanism found in cyanobacteria to transplant the circadian wiring into a common species of bacteria that is naturally non-circadian.
The marbled white, a common species in the south of England, was introduced into Wingate Quarry in County Durham, 65km above its range.
There are six common species of sea creatures that are able to generate a sizable electric jolt, used to hunt prey, navigate murky waters and communicate with others of their species, especially during mating season.
Most dominant or common species had no significant differences among the five regions.
The researchers report that world's top 50 most evolutionarily distinct bird species include widely distributed and common species such as the osprey and the ostrich, well-known oddities such as the hoatzin and the shoebill, and lesser-known, range-restricted species such as the New Caledonian owlet-nightjar and the Solomon Islands frogmouth, the researchers report.
Kirby presents an identification key and reference to the more common species of wildflowers in an area surrounding the city of Gaborone, selecting the 332 species from established references.
The chicken is the most common species of bird found in the world.
Oak seems to have drifted in favor in the last decade as maple has established itself as the more common species, but it is still in demand, especially in architectural millwork and other high end applications," Schramm added.
There are a handful of common species with limited distributions and many that have narrow ranges and low population densities.
2009), we address this goal by comparing the likelihood that rare and common species fall into different categories.
The Jameson's Firefinch is a common species of estrildid finch found throughout much of Africa, including Angola, Botswana, Chad, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Once a common species in California and across North America, the Western burrowing owl has become a rarer and rarer sight over the last three decades given habitat loss and other environmental perils the bird faces.