...al., The empire of chance: how probability changed science and everyday life (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989).
argument from evolution
blind variation and selective retention
... If a single population of a species changes enough over time to be designated a new species while the old species dies out, we have a process called anagenesis
. Among simpler forms of life, such as bacteria , single mutations can cause drastic changes (called "saltation") that result in speciation in a very...
Anagenesis in Biological Dictionary
, also known as "phyletic change," is the evolution of species involving an entire population rather than a branching event, as in cladogenesis. When enough mutations reach fixation in a population to significantly differentiate from an ancestral population, a new spe...
... off of new taxa from common ancestral lineages anagenesis
n. A pattern of evolution that results in linear descent ... Diagram contrasting anagenesis
and Cladogenesis from the University of Newfoundland ... anagenesis
Versus Cladogenesis | World of Genetics....