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explosive evolution A sudden diversification or adaptive radiation of a group. The term is an old one, rarely used nowadays. Phases of explosive evolution have occurred in all the higher taxonomic groups, i.e. in genera, families, orders, and classes. An example at the ordinal level is the diversification of the mammals at the dawn of the Cenozoic Era.

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explosive evolution

explosive evolution Sudden diversification or adaptive radiation of a group. The term is an old one, rarely used nowadays. Phases of explosive evolution have occurred in all the higher taxonomic groups, i.e. in genera, families, orders, and classes. An example at the ordinal level is the diversification of the mammals at the dawn of the Cenozoic Era.

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explosive evolution

explosive evolution A sudden diversification or adaptive radiation of a group. The term is an old one, rarely used nowadays. Phases of explosive evolution have occurred in all the higher taxonomic groups, i.e. in genera, families, orders, and classes.

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