Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 24 - 24.2 - Concept Check - Page 514: 3


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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