Allopatric speciation

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

ALLOPATRIC SPECIATION - emergence of species by geographic isolation of populations for a time sufficient to alter the genome of the populations involved to a mutual reproductive incompatibility.


References

Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744


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