What is meant by speciation?

1. Dec 3, 2011

helen01

What is meant by speciation?

2. Dec 3, 2011

3. Dec 3, 2011

Ryan_m_b

Staff Emeritus
Re: speciation

Speciation is a process by which a new species arises. This most commonly occurs when a population of organisms is geographically divided leading them to evolve separately. We have an introduction to evolution that you may be interested in reading;

4. Dec 3, 2011

Staff: Mentor

Re: speciation

Homework must go in the homework section, also, posting a title and a question without any explanation, no source, and no effort on your part is not acceptable.