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Genome study reveals 'gray zone' of animals transitioning from one species to two. Dec. 27, 2016.
AA << show that the "grey zone" of speciation — the intermediate state in which species definition is controversial — spans from 0.5% to 2% of molecular divergence, with these thresholds being independent of species life history traits and ecology. >>
Roux C, Fraisse C, et al. Shedding Light on the Grey Zone of Speciation along a Continuum of Genomic Divergence. PLoS Biol 2016; 14(12): e2000234. Publ. Dec. 27, 2016. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2000234