geographic speciation


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geographic speciation

[¦jē·ə¦graf·ik ‚spē·shē′ā·shən]
(evolution)
Evolution of two or more species from a single species following geographic isolation.
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Genotype-by-environment interactions and selection patterns in plants, genomics and phenotypic evolution, geographic speciation, phylogenetic data processing, and human population genomics are discussed here.
Endemic areas and geographic speciation in tropical American ferns.
For instance, the theory of natural selection is separate from the theories of common descent and geographic speciation.