Lineage species concept
lineage species concept
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The definition of a species as a branch on the tree of life, which has a history a starts at a speciation event and ends either at extinction or at another speciation event. (Contrast with biological species concept; morphological species concept.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.