Ecological speciation in an island snail: evidence for the parallel evolution of a novel ecotype and maintenance by ecologically dependent postzygotic isolation

@article{Stankowski2013EcologicalSI,
  title={Ecological speciation in an island snail: evidence for the parallel evolution of a novel ecotype and maintenance by ecologically dependent postzygotic isolation},
  author={Sean Stankowski},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22}
}
  • S. Stankowski
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular Ecology
Speciation is the process by which reproductive isolation evolves between populations. Two general models of speciation have been proposed: ecological speciation, where reproductive barriers evolve due to ecologically based divergent selection, and mutation‐order speciation, where populations fix different mutations as they adapt to similar selection pressures. I evaluate these alternative models and determine the progress of speciation in a diverse group of land snails, genus Rhagada… 
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