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Modes of speciation (4 of 4) Sympatric

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New species formed from within the range of the ancestral population.

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Modes of speciation (1 of 4) Allopatric
New species formed from geographically isolated populations.

Modes of speciation (2 of 4) Peripatric
New species formed from a small population isolated at the edge of a larger population.

Modes of speciation (3 of 4) Parapatric
New species formed from a continuously distributed population.