248: Coyne (2005) Ernst Mayr. Science 307 (5713): 1212
Mayr nevertheless solved a major problem that eluded Darwin: the origin of biodiversity. Despite the title of his greatest work, Darwin made little contribution to understanding the origin of species. Rather, he explained the origin of features within species. Although others contributed to explaining how new species arise, Mayr and Dobzhansky get the most credit for synthesizing and revitalizing studies of speciation.