Study Guide to help you prepare for
Use the following to help you structure your review and to test your knowledge.
see the following covered on the Prelim.
NOTE: essay question review is included here tooJ
Lecture ppt slides, lecture notes, chapter essays
and the genetics primer posted in the Lab
folder are excellent resources to help you answer following.
Be sure to read and understand the assigned chapter essays—there will be
questions from them on the exam. Hint about essays: What adaptive function(s)
may foot color serve in Blue footed boobies? How did the mosquitoes
Know the relationships between these taxonomic groups and which examples of
“creatures” belong to them:
Deuterostome, Echinodermata, sea star, sea
urchin, Chondrichthyes, Osteichthyes, Amphibia, Amniota, Mammalia,
Reptilia, Monotremata, Aves, Crocodylia, Tetrapoda, Canidae, Carnivora,
placental mammal, Marsupial, Rodentia, Chiroptera, Primates, Chordate,
Vertebrata, lamprey, jawed vertebrate, ray-fins, lobe-fins, coelacanth,
Neanderthal, lemur, tarsier, Old World monkey, New World monkey,
anthropoid, hominoid, gibbon, orangutan, chimpanzee, bonobo, gorilla
What are the closest living relatives of the taxonomic group that includes reptiles,
monotremes, and echinoderms?
Be sure you know what belongs to reptiles,
monotreme and echinoderms.