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Biological Species Concept

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According to the biological species concept, which of the following statements is NOT correct?

A

To be considered a species, a population must be reproductively isolated from other species.

B

For a new species to arise, it must be geographically isolated from its parent species for long periods of time.

C

Organisms that are phenotypically identical yet have distinct mating behavior are considered distinct species since they do not naturally interbreed.

D

Organisms that can interbreed and produce sterile offspring are considered distinct species.