allopatric speciation
Speciation occurring at least in part because of geographic isolation.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Allopatric speciation — Allopatric speciation, also known as geographic speciation, is the phenomenon whereby biological populations are physically isolated by an extrinsic barrier and evolve intrinsic (genetic) reproductive isolation, such that if the barrier breaks… …   Wikipedia

  • allopatric speciation — allopatric speciation. См. аллопатрическое видообразование. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • allopatric speciation —   Differentiation and attainment of reproductive isolation of populations that are geographically separated.   Cf. sympatric speciation …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • Speciation — Part of a series on Evolutionary Biology …   Wikipedia

  • allopatric — adjective Etymology: all + Greek patra fatherland, from patēr father more at father Date: 1942 occurring in different geographical areas or in isolation < allopatric speciation > compare sympatric • allopatrically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allopatric — /æləˈpætrɪk/ (say aluh patrik) adjective of or relating to species occurring in different geographical areas although descended from a common ancestor: allopatric speciation. Compare sympatric. {allo + Greek patria fatherland} –allopatry… …   Australian English dictionary

  • allopatric — adjective (of biological species or speciation) occurring in areas isolated geographically from one another • Ant: ↑sympatric • Derivationally related forms: ↑allopatry • Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heteropatric speciation — is a special case of sympatric speciation that occurs when different ecotypes or races of the same species geographically coexist but exploit different niches in the same patchy or heterogeneous environment. Thus heteropatric speciation is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Peripatric speciation — is a form of speciation, the formation of new species through evolution. In this form, new species are formed in isolated peripheral populations; this is similar to allopatric speciation in that populations are isolated and prevented from… …   Wikipedia

  • Parapatric speciation — is a form of speciation that occurs due to variations in mating frequency of a population within a continuous geographical area. In this model, the parent species lives in a continuous habitat, in contrast with allopatric speciation where… …   Wikipedia

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