February 19, 2020
12:00pm The Hershey Hall Grand Salon, Room 158, Hershey Hall
California State University, Dominguez Hills
" Beyond reproductive isolation: the roles of population isolation & persistence on speciation "
Reproductive isolation is often conceived as being central to the formation of species, but other stages in the speciation process can influence the tempo and mode at which species form. In this talk, I will explore two other possible controls on speciation rate, population isolation and population persistence, using empirical data from Australian and Brazilian squamates.
Refreshments will be served at 11:40 a.m.
Host: Felipe Zapata