What is speciation?
What is a species?
Individuals who can potentially interbreed with one another.
Biological Species Concept
o A group of populations who’s members
Have the potential to interbreed in nature
And produce fertile offspring
o What are some problems with biological species concept?
o How else might we define a species?
Morphological Species Concept
Classifies organisms based on
Ecological species concept
Defines a specie by its ecological role or niche
Phylogenetic species concept