"Tree" or "Web" of Life? A Tale of Red Wolf "Species"

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"Tree" or "Web" of Life? A Tale of Red Wolf "Species"


Post by zhair » Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:39 am

So I've been doing some digging into "dog" origins, in order to "pinpoint" what I might call a unique creation under a Progressive Creation scenario. What I'd want is obviously the "prototype" i.e., the first kind of a particular line that results in different species and sub-species, perhaps at a genus level.

Obviously, a next-to impossible task. I didn't think realistically I'd find something, but at least I might further my own knowledge on dogs, wolves and the like in such an endeavour. And we have so much variety today of dogs, that I saw it as an interesting exercise to do in and of itself.

At first, I thought I might be able to walk away declaring without any real certainty some prototypical Canis lupus species, of which "gray wolf" and "dogs" evolved and are subspecies of. Thing is Canis lupus species can also interbreed with "species" in the greater Canis genus. For example, the gray wolf and red coyote which belongs to Canis latrans.the Canis lupus and Canis latrans species should be joined into one complex.

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Post by Fliegender » Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:22 pm

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