Hybrid zone maintenance by non-adaptive mate choice

  title={Hybrid zone maintenance by non-adaptive mate choice},
  author={Anders Brodin and Fredrik Haas},
  journal={Evolutionary Ecology},
In a spatial simulation we show that formation of a stable, narrow hybrid zone requires no selection, only that individuals can recognize their own population type since this is a prerequisite for assortative mating. The European crow occurs in two species/subspecies that meet in a long hybrid zone, the black carrion crow Corvus corone and the grey and… CONTINUE READING