Conspecific is a term useds to describe individuals or populations of organisms that belong to the same species. For example, in a wasp's nest there will be many worker wasps and each individual worker can be described as a conspecific of the other workers since they all belong to the same species.
A nest of the European paper wasp Polistes dominulus. Each worker wasp is a conspecific of the other workers.
Photograph by Fabio Brambilla licensed under Creative Commons.
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