adjective Biology, Ecology.
Examples from the Web for sympatric
Ptychohyla ignicolor and several small and moderate sized hylids are sympatric.
No two species in the same group are sympatric, but members of different groups are sympatric in at least parts of their ranges.
Field work in Michoacn revealed that two supposed subspecies of Pituophis deppei were sympatric.A Taxonomic Study of the Middle American Snake, Pituophis deppei|William E. Duellman
Ptychohyla schmidtorum schmidtorum and several species of Plectrohyla are sympatric.
Plectrohyla matudai matudai and P. guatemalensis are sympatric with Ptychohyla schmidtorum chamulae.
British Dictionary definitions for sympatric
Word Origin for sympatric
Word Origin and History for sympatric
1904, from syn- + Greek patra "fatherland." Opposite of allopatric.