Delimitating species in paleoanthropology.

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Publication Type: Journal Article
Authors: White, Tim D
Year of Publication: 2014
Journal: Evol Anthropol
Volume: 23
Issue: 1
Pagination: 30-2
Date Published: 2014 Jan-Feb
Publication Language: eng
ISSN: 1520-6505
Keywords: Animals, Biological Evolution, Classification, Fossils, Paleontology

Evolutionary biologists created a large twentieth-century literature about delimiting biological species. Paleontologists contributed the unique complications of deep time. Toward century's end, one participant wrote: "In all probability more paper has been consumed on the questions of the nature and definition of the species than any other subject in evolutionary and systematic biology."

DOI: 10.1002/evan.21391
Alternate Journal: Evol. Anthropol.