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recognition species concept

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The concept that a species is characterized by a unique fertilization system (the specific mate recognition system), which restricts gene-flow with other species. This changes the emphasis in the biological species concept from negative (not interbreeding with other species) to positive (breeding specifically with members of the same species).

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