A population of insects, newly introduced to a forest, is adapting to different breeding sites: females can lay their eggs either on mushrooms on the forest floor or on the fruits of trees. In time, one group has adapted to the mushrooms, and another to the fruit. What type of selection drove these adaptations?

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    directional selection
    disruptive selection
    stabilizing selection
    sexual selection

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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disruptive selection
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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