Study Questions 3-3 2007

Study Questions 3-3 2007 - Biology 370 - Study Questions...

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Biology 370 - Study Questions 3-3 1. What is a biological species? 2. What does it mean for two types of organism to be reproductively isolated? 3. What does it mean for species to have separate genetic identies? 4. What is a subspecies? 5. How are hybrid zones relevant to the question of whether two populations are different species? 6. What are “sibling species?” 7. Give an example of a pair of species that are commonly thought to be difficult to distinguish and tell how they can be distinguished. 8. Why is Escherichia coli not a biological species? 9. Why are horses and donkeys considered different species, but dachshunds and poodles are not? 10. Give an example that shows the difference in morphology is sometimes not a good criterion for calling to forms different species. 11. What is it about Pipio maculatus and Pipio ocai that allow them to called different species even though there are several localities where they freely produce fit and fertile hybrids. 12.
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