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a system of biological taxonomy based on the quantitative analysis of comparative data and used to reconstruct cladograms summarizing the (assumed) phylogenetic relations and evolutionary history of groups of organisms

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0 posterior probability value strongly separates this clade from the other three Ceratopteris genes in the major sister clade of miscellaneous seed plant alpha-tubulin gene copies above it.
Examination of the trees indicates that Micropoltys is always found either at the base of this clade plus its sister clade, or at the base of its sister clade.
In this analysis, the Nycteris bat CoV clustered as a phylogenetically basal sister clade with HKU4, HKU5, and EMC/2012 and the associated European Pipistrellus viruses (Figure 2, Appendix, panel A, wwwnc.
1, Clade A), while the remaining species of Pachyanthus are placed within the larger sister clade, which also includes species of Miconia, Tetrazygia, and Calycogonium.
However, with the exception of the HA-specific assay, the melting-curve signals of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus may be indistinguishable from the positive signals generated from its sister clade as indicated above.
Conversely, the other three genera included in the sister clade to the flatbill-tody-tyrant assemblage (Pogonotriccus, Pseudotriccus, Corythopis) (Ohlson et al.
Distance of northern German lineages 1-4 from the sister clade of Chinese M.
The identities of the other members of this sister clade previously sampled for ITS are revised (following Lourteig, 2000) to include O.
Our interdisciplinary methodology will combine techniques applied to the study of collective animal behaviour (individual tracking in collective choice and foraging experiments) and neurobiology (immunohistochemistry and neuroanatomical scaling, cytochrome oxidase staining and learning assays) in sister clades of ants that show strong differences in social complexity and thus the relative roles of individual workers and cooperative groups.
Consequently, phenotypic comparisons are primarily of sister clades.
Two subordinate or sister clades formed within the major clade of large-spore producing species.