Reconnection and Speciation Rates

Review Questions

Which term is used to describe the continued divergence of species based on the low fitness of hybrid offspring?

  1. reinforcement
  2. fusion
  3. stability
  4. punctuated equilibrium

Hint:

A

Which components of speciation would be least likely to be a part of punctuated equilibrium?

  1. a division of populations
  2. a change in environmental conditions
  3. ongoing gene flow among all individuals
  4. a large number of mutations taking place at once

Hint:

C