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Species concepts and species delimitation.

@article{deQueiroz2007SpeciesCA,
  title={Species concepts and species delimitation.},
  author={Kevin de Queiroz},
  journal={Systematic biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 6},
  pages={
          879-86
        }
}
The issue of species delimitation has long been confused with that of species conceptualization, leading to a half century of controversy concerning both the definition of the species category and methods for inferring the boundaries and numbers of species. Alternative species concepts agree in treating existence as a separately evolving metapopulation lineage as the primary defining property of the species category, but they disagree in adopting different properties acquired by lineages during… 

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