- existing or occurring between species.
Also in·ter·spe·cif·ic [in-ter-spi-sif-ik] /ˌɪn tər spɪˈsɪf ɪk/.
Origin of interspecies
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Examples from the Web for interspecific
Furthermore, we have included ecological and distributional data in our synthesis of interspecific relationships.
The interspecific relationships of the species in the Hyla microcephala group are not clear.
This would seem to be the case in eastern Kansas, presuming that interspecific competition exists.
The occurrence of these same displays as intrinsic behavioral elements of interspecific hostility suggests a common derivation.
Until more evidence on the interspecific relationships is acquired, the maintenance of the current classification is desirable.The Genera of Phyllomedusine Frogs (Anura Hylidae)
William E. Duellman
- hybridized from, relating to, or occurring between different speciesinterspecific competition
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Word Origin and History for interspecific
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- Arising or occurring between species.
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