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Science  03 Jul 2009:
Vol. 325, Issue 5936, pp. 35
DOI: 10.1126/science.1175596

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Speciation and Patterns of Diversity Roger K. Butlin, Jon R. Bridle, and Dolph Schluter, Eds. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2009. 345 pp. $140, £75. ISBN 9780521883184. Paper, $63, £35. ISBN 9780521709637. Ecological Reviews.


The contributors explore such issues as the nature of species, how species are counted, limits on diversity, mechanisms of speciation and adaptation, and speciation rates.