allopatric speciation

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allopatric speciation

[¦al·ō¦pa·trik ‚spē·sē′ā·shən]
(ecology)
Differentiation of populations in geographical isolation to the point where they are recognized as separate species.
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Introgression and fixation of Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) mitochondrial genome in an allopatric population of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis).
Variation in leaf shape and size: We think that the results of this research support the hypothesis of an allopatric population divergence of E.
malma at the higher temperature was considerably lower than that of the allopatric population, the latter were apparently released from interspecific competition with S.
virginica populations, producing variation in fertilization capacity across populations such that our allopatric population comparison captured a contemporary difference.
Simply omitting them would have eliminated 5 of 12 females from the allopatric population, so we used the following approach.
This is true regardless of the order of matings or whether the female is from an allopatric population or a mixed population.
Among the mussels sampled from the Aland Islands, Baltic Sea, population, the majority had A RFLP female haplotypes and the remainder had RFLP haplotypes identical to the B haplotypes fixed in the allopatric population of M.
The experimental design consisted of trials in which a gravid female, from either a benthic species or a benthic-like allopatric population, was introduced into the tank of a sexually receptive benthic or limnetic male.
Triturus montandoni were collected in April of 1995 and 1996 from an allopatric population in the Gorce Mountains (south of Krakow, Poland).