Stephen T. Abedon, The Ohio State University, Mansfield

This page contains lecture notes on speciation. Topics covered include biological, ecological, and phylogenetic species definitions; subspecies; hybridization; mechanisms of reproductive isolation; and evolution by punctuated equilibrium. There is also a vocabulary list, practice questions (and answers), and a brief bibliography. This page was designed for an undergraduate course.

Subject: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity, Ecology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Course Information, Course Site, Assessments
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)Keywords: speciation, species concept, reproductive isolation, punctuated equilibrium