Evidence for ecology's role in speciation

@article{McKinnon2004EvidenceFE,
  title={Evidence for ecology's role in speciation},
  author={Jeffrey S. McKinnon and S. Mori and Benjamin K. Blackman and L. David and David M. Kingsley and L. Jamieson and J. Chou and D. Schluter},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={429},
  pages={294-298}
}
  • Jeffrey S. McKinnon, S. Mori, +5 authors D. Schluter
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • A principal challenge in testing the role of natural selection in speciation is to connect the build-up of reproductive isolation between populations to divergence of ecologically important traits. Demonstrations of ‘parallel speciation’, or assortative mating by selective environment, link ecology and isolation, but the phenotypic traits mediating isolation have not been confirmed. Here we show that the parallel build-up of mating incompatibilities between stickleback populations can be… CONTINUE READING
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