Are species real?

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at UWOSH.EDU
Mon Apr 17 11:03:16 CDT 2006


At 04:17 PM 4/15/2006, Steve Manning wrote:
>What else did you have in mind that are types of relations that maintain
>the integrity of species?

Inertia.

A population at Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium tends to stay at H-W equilibrium
until some force (like natural selection or genetic drift) acts upon it ...


Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Curator of the Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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