budding and classification

John Grehan jrg13 at PSU.EDU
Mon Sep 27 06:22:13 CDT 1999

 If budding is the
>most common method of speciation, then a mother-daughter model is more
>realistic, not to mention more useful and heuristic (this is point number
>one in the final paragraph below).

A big if. Panbiogeographic studies suggest that "budding" cannot be assumed
to be
the most common method of speciation, and that vicariant differentiation may
be the principal mode.

John Grehan

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