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Mating isolate

Mating isolate

a population separated from its neighbors by any means so that all or most matings occur within the population group.

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Darwin's Finches

... more likely to produce offspring well-adapted to that niche, and the mating preference was itself a selected advantage. I think it's easier to ... can see how mating preference that would, eventually, reproductively isolate the groups would also be selected for.

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by Darby
Sun May 14, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Darwin's Finches
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