Mayr on semi-species & speciation

Ken Kinman kinman at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 13 18:41:43 CDT 1999

    Sexual species are a small minority????   Are you saying that a vast
majority of insects are asexual??
                   A little confused. Ken

>From: Robin Leech <robinl at CONNECT.AB.CA>
>Mayr's concept works only for the sexual species, and they seem to be a
>small minority.
>Robin Leech
>----- Original Message -----
>From: John Grehan <jrg13 at PSU.EDU>
>Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 3:40 AM
>Subject: Re: Mayr on semi-species & speciation
> > >     Although the biological species concept of Mayr is sometimes too
> > >difficult to use, and can be impractical in many situations, I feel
> > >is the concept one should probably aspire to for most taxa.
> > >                            --------Ken Kinman
> >
> > Mayr's concept really seems to be a definition (of essence) that fits
> > species concept of species as a class.
> >
> > John Grehan

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