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BioNB 221: Lecture 16 Oct. 3, 2008 Page 1 Lecture 16: Phylogenetics and Behavioral Evolution Professor Kerry Shaw A. Phylogenies and Behavior: What questions about behavioral evolution can we ask using a phylogeny B. Phylogenetic trees 1. ladders versus trees 2. how do we “read” a tree? 3. Terms used to describe a phylogenetic tree
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Unformatted text preview: C. Approaches to constructing phylogenetic trees 1. Cladistics—an example 2. Phenetics—same example using “phenetics” D. Character evolution on trees 1. Mapping behavioral characters on trees 2. Terms used to describe characters on trees Ingroup Outgroup Character Character state BioNB 221: Lecture 16 Oct. 3, 2008 Page 2...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course BIO 2210 taught by Professor Seeley during the Fall '08 term at Cornell.

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