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Single species. A monotypic species only has one form and is therefore by definition a single clearly defined species [1].

Examples [1][]


  • Note: this term can also be applied to orders, families and birds having no subspecies.

References[]

  1. ^ a b Simpson & Day (1999). A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia, 6th Edition. Penguin. ISBN 0-691-04995-5. 
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