Mechanisms of Speciation—Links


We will link and read many of these during the course
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  4. Arnold, Michael L. 1992. Natural Hybridization as an Evolutionary Process. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 23:237-261.
  5. Arnold, Michael L., and Axel Meyer. 2006. Natural hybridization in primates: One evolutionary mechanism. Zoology 109 (4):261-276.
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  7. Barrington, D. S., C. H. Haufler, and C. R. Werth. 1989. Hybridization, reticulation, and species concepts in the ferns. American Fern Journal 79 (2):55-64.
  8. Bergman, Thore J., and Jacinta C. Beehner. 2004. Social System of a Hybrid Baboon Group (Papio anubis × P. hamadryas). International Journal of Primatology 25 (6):1313-1330.
  9. Berlocher, Stewart H. 1999. Host race or species? Allozyme characterization of the ‘flowering dogwood fly’, a member of the Rhagoletis pomonella complex. Heredity 83 (Pt 6):652-662.
  10. ———. 2000. Radiation and divergence in the Rhagoletis pomonella species group: inferences from allozymes. Evolution Int J Org Evolution 54 (2):543-557.
  11. Berlocher, Stewart H., and J. L. Feder. 2002. Sympatric speciation in phytophagous insects: moving beyond controversy? Annu Rev Entomol 47:773-815.
  12. Birkhead, T. R., and S. Van Balen. 2007. Unidirectional hybridization in birds: an historical review of bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) hybrids. Archives of Natural History 34 (1):20-29.
  13. Braddon-Mitchell, David, and Robert Nola. 2009. Conceptual analysis and philosophical naturalism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
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  23. Detwiler, Kate M. 2003. Hybridization between Red-tailed Monkeys (Cercopithecus ascanius) and Blue Monkeys (C. mitis) in East African Forests. In The Guenons: Diversity and Adaptation in African Monkeys:79-97.
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  28. Gannett, Lisa. 2003. Making populations: Bounding genes in space and in time. Philosophy of Science 70 (5):989-1001.
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  43. Hey, Jody, Robin S. Waples, Michael L. Arnold, Roger K. Butlin, and Richard G. Harrison. 2003. Understanding and confronting species uncertainty in biology and conservation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 18 (11):597-603.
  44. Isaac, N. J. B., J. Mallet, and G. M. Mace. 2004. Taxonomic inflation: its influence on macroecology and conservation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19 (9):464-469.
  45. Jablonski, David. 2008. Species Selection: Theory and Data. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 39 (1):501–524.
  46. Jackson, Frank. 1998. From metaphysics to ethics: a defence of conceptual analysis. Oxford; New York: Clarendon Press. (Not available in electronic format)
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  51. Lande, Russell. 1981. Models of speciation by sexual selection on polygenic traits. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 78 (6):3721–3725.
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  54. Lloyd, Elisabeth Anne, and Stephen Jay Gould. 1993. Species selection on variability. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 90(2):595-599.
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  56. Mallet, James. 2007. Hybrid speciation. Nature 446 (7133):279-283.
  57. ———. 2008. Hybridization, ecological races and the nature of species: empirical evidence for the ease of speciation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 363 (1506):2971-2986.
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  66. Padial, José, and Ignacio De la Riva. 2006. Taxonomic Inflation and the Stability of Species Lists: The Perils of Ostrich’s Behavior. Systematic Biology 55 (5):859-867.
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  91. Wilkins, John S. 2003. How to be a chaste species pluralist-realist: The origins of species modes and the Synapomorphic Species Concept. Biology and Philosophy 18:621-638.
  92. ———. 2007a. The Concept and Causes of Microbial Species. Studies in History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 28 (3):389-408.
  93. ———. 2007b. The dimensions, modes and definitions of species and speciation. Biology and Philosophy 22 (2):247 – 266.
  94. ———. 2009. Species: a history of the ideaSpecies and Systematics. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  95. ———. 2010. What is a species? Essences and generation. Theory in Biosciences 129:141–148.
  96. ———. 2011. Philosophically speaking, how many species concepts are there? Zootaxa 2765:58–60.
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