Definition of Apomorphy. Meaning of Apomorphy. Synonyms of Apomorphy

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- In phylogenetics, apomorphy and synapomorphy refer to derived characters of a clade: characters or traits that are derived from ancestral characters over...
- any trait that can neither be identified as a plesiomorphy nor as an apomorphy. Alternative terms are plesiomorphic character and symplesiomorphic character...
- species, family or in general any clade). It can therefore be considered an apomorphy in relation to a single taxon. The word autapomorphy, first introduced...
- turtles, snakes and crocodiles form a clade that excludes the birds. An apomorphy ("separate form") or derived state is an innovation. It can thus be used...
- birds than to Deinonychus. Avialae is also occasionally defined as an apomorphy-based clade (that is, one based on physical characteristics). Jacques...
- clade "Aviremigia" was conditionally proposed along with several other apomorphy-based clades relating to birds by Jacques Gauthier and Kevin de Queiroz...
- first rodent. B is some other descendant, perhaps the red squirrel. An apomorphy-based definition could read: "the first ancestor of A to possess trait...
- Apomorphy in cladistics. This diagram indicates "A" and "C" as ancestral states, and "B", "D" and "E" as states that are present in terminal taxa. Note...
- (e.g., as in lower and higher plants). The terms "plesiomorphy" and "apomorphy" are typically used in the technical literature: for example, when a plesiomorphic...
- and the four-limbed tetrapods. The first tetrapods (from a traditional, apomorphy-based perspective) appeared by the late Devonian, 367.5 million years...
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