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Biological Species Concept

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Discuss the concept of species. What ways do modern taxonomists use to distinguish different species?

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The species concept in biology refers to the ways species are defined. Typically, a species is defined as consisting of members that actually have the potential to interbreed naturally and produce viable offspring. Species concept does not refer to appearance.

Modern taxonomists can distinguish between species based on their mating habits, not on their ...

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This solution discusses the species concept and gives examples of various ways to distinguish between species.

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