ary process of a single population
of a species
splitting into two or more species, where the new species end up in areas that are right next to each other (but not overlapping) and which do not have any geographic
barriers in between. Parapatric speciation is intermediate
and sympatric speciation
From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.