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FILL-IN-THE-BLANK . Fill in the words/phrases in the following sentences. 1. A derived character state that is unique to a single taxon is called an _________________. 2. Knuckle walking is a ________________in chimpanzees and gorillas. 3. A monophyletic group includes ________________________________________________ ________________ and is called a __________. 4. Arrange in order of appearance in the fossil record the following taxa, (1) Homo erectus ; (2) Gibbon; (3) Chimp; (4) Australopithecus ; (5) Squirrel Monkey: ___. 5. Charles Lyell, an English geologist, was a strong proponent of the ___ view of geological change. SHORT ESSAYS. 1. In a few sentences explain how “descent through modification” leads to a hierarchical organization of taxa. 2. How did Lamarck’s theory of change over time differ from Darwin’s? 3. Describe an example of a homoplasious character from section reading and one from lecture. 4. Describe two forms of evidence of evolutionary change.
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