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Old April 16 2013, 11:49 PM   #11
Timelord Victorious
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Re: Have we ever seen subspecies in Trek?

What is a sub-species anyway?

Species is defined as a number of living organisms that can unterbreed ith each other.

Do you mean by sub-species an off shoot of the population that underwent some evolutionary changes but hasn't diverged so far that interbreeding became impossible?

Which branch becomes the sub-species in that case? The one with the smaller Population? Or the one that diverged more obviously from the nearest common ancestor? Or the cultural less dominant one?
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