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What do we mean when we talk about hybrid speciation?

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Acknowledgements

We thank Gonzalo Nieto Feliner and one anonymous reviewer for helpful feedback on this manuscript. We thank Graham Coop, Daniel Matute, Alisa Sedghifar, and Molly Przeworski for helpful discussion of this topic. This work was supported by a Harvard Milton Fund grant to MS and a Hanna H. Gray fellowship from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to MS.

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  1. Hanna Gray Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA

    • Molly Schumer
  2. Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

    • Molly Schumer
  3. Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027, USA

    • Molly Schumer
  4. Centro de Investigaciones Científicas de las Huastecas “Aguazarca”, Calnali, Hidalgo, Mexico

    • Molly Schumer
    •  & Gil G. Rosenthal
  5. Department of Biology and Interdisciplinary Faculty of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

    • Gil G. Rosenthal
  6. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

    • Peter Andolfatto

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