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Erich Schwarz schwarze.ccomail at starbase1.caltech.edu
Sat Sep 30 23:49:34 EST 1995


David Osterbur wrote:

> In Drosophila melanogaster it is possible to create a
> strain of flies in one generation that can no longer interbreed with any
> other strain of melanogaster.  Is this speciation?

    Technically, I think it has to be termed that.  Whether it reflects
actual processes of speciation in the Real World (tm) is another issue
entirely.


--Erich Schwarz



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