cryptic and sibling species

Les Kaufman lesk at BIO.BU.EDU
Mon Oct 18 10:13:45 CDT 1999

>Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 10:13:21 -0400
>To:Curtis Clark <jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU>
>From:lesk at (Les Kaufman)
>Subject:Re: cryptic and sibling species
>Cryptic is a term that can generate more confusion than sibling.
>It has meanings in ethology, morphology, conservation biology...and
>Sibling species, as far as I know, carry no baggage other than their one pair
>of genes (usually).

Les Kaufman
Boston University Marine Program
Department of Biology
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