An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

sympatry

Definition:
Species or populations occupying the same or overlapping geographical areas, or sharing a common range, without interbreeding.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • sympatric populations
  • sympatric species
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/192512
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2012-10-23, last modified 2017-06-05