Traits:Diplontic

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Diplontic

Diplontic: A life cycle characterized by a diploid adult stage producing haploid gametes by meiosis, the zygote forming by fusion of a pair of gametes (Lincoln et al., 1998).




References: 
  • Lincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press.



Definition may need revision to capture species where 'adult' is ambiguous, e.g. macroalgae where the term 'dominant life stage' might be more relevant.





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A life cycle characterized by a diploid adult stage producing haploid gametes by meiosis, the zygote forming by fusion of a pair of gametes (Lincoln et al., 1998). +
Definition may need revision to capture species where 'adult' is ambiguous, e.g. macroalgae where the term 'dominant life stage' might be more relevant. +
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Lincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press. +
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