Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 3: Ecotype formation in a Swedish snail.

@article{sadedin2009CaseSA,
  title={Case studies and mathematical models of ecological speciation. 3: Ecotype formation in a Swedish snail.},
  author={suzanne. sadedin and Johan Hollander and Marina Panova and Kerstin Johannesson and Sergey Gavrilets},
  journal={Molecular ecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 19},
  pages={4006-23}
}
Formation of partially reproductively isolated ecotypes in the rough periwinkle, Littorina saxatilis, may be a case of incipient nonallopatric ecological speciation. To better understand the dynamics of ecotype formation, its timescale, driving forces and evolutionary consequences, we developed a spatially explicit, individual-based model incorporating relevant ecological, spatial and mate selection data for Swedish L. saxatilis. We explore the impact of bounded hybrid superiority, ecological… CONTINUE READING
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