A clade that results when two or more older clades of separate derivation merge to create a new group with its own distinct set of heritable traits (morphotype, physiology, toposophy and psychology etc.). Some better known examples include the Radiation Nation and the SynBios of the Black Acropolis.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev and Stephen Inniss
Initially published on 31 July 2015.