EBIO 1220 Study Guide Test 1

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EBIO 1220 Study Guide Test 1 04/02/2008 19:13:00 Lectures 2, 3.  Phylogeny and Systematics, Chapter 25, pages 491-499 (up to  Phylogenetic trees and timing); p. 501-504 (Phylogenetic trees as hypotheses);  p. 506-  507 (molecular clocks).  Don’t worry about the actual construction of a tree,  Figure 25.15  or Section 25.4.    • The fossil record  o Importance of fossils for study of evolution  can establish relationships between living organisms because they reveal  ancestral characteristics that may have been lost over time in certain  lineages. The fossil record is a remarkably detailed account of biological change over  the vast scale of geological time. o What are fossils?  Where are they from?  Fossils are the preserved remnants or impressions left by organisms that  lived in the past Fossils are from the past, sedimentary rock.
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