Lecture%20outline,%20Speciation,%2027Jan

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Lecture outline, Biology 152, 27 January 2010 Speciation. In this lecture we will begin the transition from population level phenomena (microevolution) to species and higher taxonomic levels (macroevolution). We ll start with maintaining variation within and between populations and types of isolating barriers. From there we ll discuss speciation and species concepts.
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Unformatted text preview: General Topics: I. Variation in populations a. How is it maintained? b. Continuous vs. discontinuous variation c. Barriers to gene flow II. Speciation a. Anagenesis and cladogenesis b. What is a species? c. The Biological Species Concept (BSC) d. The Phylogenetic Species Concept (PSC) e. Speciation as a process III. Modes of speciation a. Allopatric b. Sympatric...
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