Unformatted text preview: vi. Hawaiian honey Creepers: killed off by imported Brazilian Cardinals vii. Bonin Night Heron, Laughing Owl, Small parrots, Cuban Red Macaw, Guadeloupe Amazon, starlings (mimic birds), song birds, Rodriguez Greater Tortoise viii. 25,000 species of beetles (and twice as many species of parasitoid wasps) II. Alfred Russell Wallace? III. David Raup a. “Extinction” bad luck or bad genes? b. Definition of species: a species is a species if a competent taxonomist says it is c. Species: Group of individual organisms that share a common pool of genetic material (genome)...
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- Fall '07
- Evolution, Hawaiian honey creepers, Bonin Night Heron, Cuban Red Macaw, Rodriguez Greater Tortoise