The speciation revolution

@article{Mallet2001TheSR,
  title={The speciation revolution},
  author={James Mallet},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={14}
}
  • J. Mallet
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Biology
  • Journal of Evolutionary Biology
I predict the years 1990±2010 will be seen as a revolution in the study of speciation. One person's punctuated equilibrium is another's gradual change, and the current revolution is in any case paltry compared with Darwin's own. Even so, many previously accepted beliefs about speciation are now doubted, and features of a classic scienti®c revolution are evident. To see just how much has changed, consider what experts were saying until recently. Coyne (1994), for example, listed four major… 

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