[Re:] budding and classification

Thomas Schlemmermeyer termites at USP.BR
Wed Sep 29 06:58:00 CDT 1999

Where is the term "budding" defined? We termite people have a certain
understanding of it which approaches both sexes.
It is however true that the mother is important as she carries the ovarioles
which opens a way of inheritance to the daughters.

On (         Mon, 27 Sep 1999 06:22:13 -0400
),         John Grehan <jrg13 at PSU.EDU> wrote:

> 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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