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the appearance of the chromosomal makeup of a somatic cell in an individual or species (including the number and arrangement and size and structure of the chromosomes)

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(1990) showed that high karyotypical variability, with chromosomal numbers ranging from 2n = 42 to 2n = 70, characterized this group.
Affonso, "Divergence between karyotypical pattern and speciation events in Serranidae fish (Perciformes)," Caryologia, vol.
Such cytological settings represent a methodological problem for cytotaxonomist who wants to employ karyotypical characters as taxonomic key for species identification.