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Typological Species Concept

  • Definition: The discredited, pre-Darwinian notion that species are classes defined by the presence of fixed, unchanging characters (= "essence") shared by all members. Also called morphological species concept.

    Source: Hickman, C.P., et al. 2011. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Fifteenth Edition. McGraw-Hill Higher Education.

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