[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Extinction



 From: greywolf@illusion.eece.unm.edu
 >  Just a quick question - if species a evolved into species b, wouldn't
 > it appear that species a went extinct? 

Not necessarily.  If the evolution of species b occurred by
branching the ancestral species could easily remain.  Under
some models of evolution this is the principle way new species
arise.
 

swf@elsegundoca.ncr.com         sarima@ix.netcom.com

The peace of God be with you.