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Cospeciation

  1. Roderic DM Page

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004124

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How to Cite

Page, R. D. 2006. Cospeciation. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

Abstract

Cospeciation is joint speciation of both host and parasite, resulting in host and parasite phylogenies being mirror images of each other.

Keywords:

  • cospeciation;
  • coevolution;
  • phylogeny;
  • molecular evolution