Study Questions 2-3 2007

Study Questions 2-3 2007 - Biology 370 Study Questions 2-3...

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Biology 370 Study Questions 2-3 1. Give an example that shows that "Neither the similarity or dissimilarity of the inhabitants of various regions can be wholly accounted for by climatal or other physical conditions." 2. Give an example that shows that "Barriers of any kind, or obstacles to free migration, are related in a close and important manner to the differences between the productions of various regions." 3. Give an example that shows that "Inhabitants of the same continent or the same sea are related, although the species themselves differ from place to place." 4. Give an example that shows that "Organisms found on oceanic islands are the kinds of organisms that have the capacity for long-distance dispersal." 5. Give an example that shows that "Organisms without dispersal abilities often do well on islands when they are transported there by humans." 6. Give an example that shows that "Most of the species on islands are clearly related to species on the nearest mainland." 7. Give an example that shows that "The proportion of endemic species on an island is particularly high when the opportunity for dispersal to the island is low." 8. Give an example that shows that "Island species often bear marks of their continental ancestry." 9. Define and give an example of a biogeographic realm. Make clear how your example fits the definition. 10. Describe the pattern of continental associations and separation from the Triassic through the Jurassic. 11. Describe the pattern of continental associations and separation from the late Jurassic through the Cretaceous. 12. Describe the pattern of continental associations and separation from the Cretaceous through the Tertiary. 13. Describe an example of a "disjunct distribution." 14. Describe an example of a "disjunct distribution" not given in class. 15.
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Kilgen during the Spring '08 term at Nicholls State.

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Study Questions 2-3 2007 - Biology 370 Study Questions 2-3...

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