Study Questions 1-3 2007

Study Questions 1-3 2007 - 8. Give an example of convergent...

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Biology 370 – Study Questions 1-3 1. Take any traditional classification and identify a monophyletic group and a paraphyletic group in that classification. Give detail on your reasoning. 2. Using the phylogeny of metazoans given in lecture, describe the evidence for the evolution of segmentation more than once. 3. Using the phylogeny of metazoans given in lecture, describe the evidence for the evolution of eyes more than once. 4. How can we infer that wings evolved at least three times in vertebrates? 5. How is the evolution of wings in vertebrates an example of parallel evolution? 6. How is the evolution of eyes in cephalopods and vertebrates an example of convergent evolution and not parallel evolution? 7. Give an example of parallel evolution not given in class.
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Unformatted text preview: 8. Give an example of convergent evolution not given in class. 9. Give an example of an evolutionary reversal not given in class. You may use any phylogeny given in class as the basis for your example if you like. 10. What is mosaic evolution? 11. What is individualization? Give an example. 12. Use a specific morphological structure or set of structures as an example of von Baer's Law. 13. What is the biogenetic law and why is it not literally true? 14. What is paedomorphosis? 15. Give an example of paedomorphosis not given in class. 16. Hollywood loves paedomorphic humans. Give an example of one movie star that seems to exhibit paedomorphosis. 17. What is adaptive radiaation? 18. Give an example of adaptive radiation not given in class....
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