Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 22 - The Origin of Species - Review Questions - Understand: 4

Answer

B.

Work Step by Step

B. is correct since it comes from the meaning of "allopatric," literally "different country." A. is incorrect since it is simply not true (probably the reverse is true), while C. can be eliminated because sympatric speciation also occurs in plants. D. describes one way for speciation to happen, but this one is usually associated with sympatric, not allopatric, speciation.
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