[Taxacom] Species Definition?

Richard Pyle deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
Tue May 23 04:35:06 CDT 2017


....hence my qualification of "most" taxonomic communities.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Thorpe [mailto:stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz]
> Sent: Monday, May 22, 2017 10:58 PM
> To: taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu; deepreef at bishopmuseum.org
> Subject: RE: [Taxacom] Species Definition?
> 
> Asexual lineages pose a problem to this simple concept, however!
> 
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> On Tue, 23/5/17, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org> wrote:
> 
>  Subject: RE: [Taxacom] Species Definition?
>  To: "'Stephen Thorpe'" <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>,
> taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
>  Received: Tuesday, 23 May, 2017, 6:31 PM
> 
>  > I still go along with
>  species are populations which
>  > do not
>  freely interbreed (to a significant extent) under natural  conditions.
> 
>  Yup.  I
>  reckon that most taxonomic communities use something along  these lines as
> the center-of-mass for what they,  collectively, use to say what a species is.
> 
>  Aloha,
>  Rich
> 
> 




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