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Speciation, Sympatric

Axel Meyer, Andreas F. Kautt

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Sympatric Speciation Introduction Speciation can be described as the process of the splitting of cohesive groups of organisms into distinct en...

Species Concepts

Jody Hey

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Species Concepts Introduction In a general and nontechnical sense, species are kinds of organisms. But for naturalists, from at least the earl...

Species Delimitation

L. Lacey Knowles

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2022-01-12

Species DelimitationIntroductionSpecies delimitation is the process of determining whether a group of sampled individuals belong to the same species o...

Sperm Competition

Simone Immler

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Sperm Competition Introduction Sperm competition is defined as the competition between sperm from at least two males for the fertilization of ...

Stasis

Scott Lidgard, Melanie Hopkins

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Stasis Introduction In modern biology, stasis refers primarily to a relative lack of evolutionary change over a long period during the history...

Systems Biology

Yevgeniy Plavskin, Mark L. Siegal

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Systems BiologyIntroductionThe exact meaning of the term systems biology is debated, yet most biologists agree that it refers to the study of organism...

Taxonomy and Classification

Nico Cellinese

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Taxonomy and Classification Introduction Taxonomy is the discipline at the core of biological discoveries, and classification is its most dire...

Tetrapod Evolution

Michel Laurin

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Tetrapod EvolutionIntroductionTetrapods include all extant limbed vertebrates (and those that lost limbs, such as gymnophionans and snakes) and many o...

The Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology

Anya Plutynski

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

The Philosophy of Evolutionary BiologyIntroductionPhilosophy of evolutionary biology is a major subfield of philosophy of biology concerned with the m...

Trends, Evolutionary

Douglas H. Erwin

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Evolutionary Trends Introduction Evolutionary trends, whether macroevolutionary events across higher taxa and large spans of geologic time, or...

Wallace, Alfred Russel

Martin Fichman

Subject: Evolutionary Biology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Alfred Russel Wallace Introduction Alfred Russel Wallace (b. 1823–d. 1913) was one of the most brilliant theoretical and field biologists of t...

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