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This volume is based on the Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium of the National Academy of Sciences, “Systematics and the Origin of Species: On Ernst Mayr’s 100th Anniversary,” held December 16-18, 2004, at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering in Irvine, California. The articles appearing in these pages were contributed by speakers at the colloquium and have not been independently reviewed. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this volume are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Academy of Sciences.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Systematics and the origin of species : on Ernst Mayr's 100th anniversary / Jody Hey, Walter M. Fitch, and Francisco J. Ayala, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09536-0 (hardcover)—ISBN 0-309-54760-1 (pdf) 1. Species. 2. Biology—Classification. I. Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005. II. Hey, Jody. III. Fitch, Walter M., 1929- IV. Ayala, Francisco José, 1934-

QH380.S97 2005

576.8'6—dc22

2005017917

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