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Learning Objectives Chapter 26: Phylogeny and the Tree of Life Phylogeny – family tree in terms of species and stuff Concept 26.1: Phylogenies show evolutionary relationships Explain the following characteristics of the Linaean system of classification: o Binomial nomenclature Genus and species o Hierarchical classification Increasingly broad categories KPCOFGS List the major taxonomic categories from most to least inclusive. o SGFOCPK Explain how the hierarchical classification system can mirror phylogenetic relationships among organisms o Shows how humans were at one time related to marsupials, reptiles, etc. o ancestry Concept 26.2: Phylogenies are inferred from morphological and molecular data Explain why it is crucial to distinguish between homology and analogy. o Homology infers they one time had a related ancestor Explain why bird and bat wings are homologous as vertebrate forelimbs, but analogous as wings. o
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2009 for the course BIOL 1202 taught by Professor Gregg during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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