Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
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Chapter 24 - 24.2 - Concept Check: 3

Answer

Allopatric speciation is more likely on a more isolated island since occasional immigration to the island is less likely, leaving the island population more truly isolated.

Work Step by Step

Think about what keeps populations in the same species-- similar selective pressures and interbreeding. If the interbreeding stops, divergence is easy to see happening.
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