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Unformatted text preview: Tempo and Mode in Evolution- Reductionism vs. Holism = Adaptationism examined- Gould and Eldredge - the Spandrels of SanMarcos- Angenesis vs c Darwinian gradualism vs. Punctuated Equilibrium Linnean Nomenclature- Kingdom- Phylum (subphylum)- Class- Order (suborder)- Family (superfamily, subfamily)- Genus- Species (subspecies) King Phillip Come Out For God's Sake!- Primate species alive today: 250 &lt;- only one that really matters- Species of living mammals: 4,500- Species of birds: 11,000- Total species on Earth today: 5-10 million- Total species in Earth's history: 5 billion Marsupials (koalas) Monotremes: platypus and echidna Placental mammal (us) Ungulates (hoof mammals) Rodentia (rodents. .) Proboscideans (elephants) Carnivora Pinnipeds (Seals, sealions) Chiroptecans the bat ones Insectivores (not primates, but closely related) Loris (prosimian)...
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- Fall '08
- Darwin, Kin selection, inclusive fitness/kin selection, Darwinian gradualism vs, Equilibrium Linnean Nomenclature