Question

Two organisms with different corerelated morphological characters belongs to 

A

One biological species

B

One taxonomic species

C

Two biological species

D

Two taxonomic species

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Solution

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Correct option is
D

Two taxonomic species

  • Since the given species only share correlated morphological characters, they cannot be considered as a biological species as they cannot interbreed' to produce fertile offsprings. 
  • Taxonomic species are defined as 'A natural taxon in classification has an invariant generalized or idealized pattern shared by all members of the group'.
So, the correct option is 'Two taxonomic species'.

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