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@Lecture04_9 - Questions PALEOBIOLOGY Why is shape...

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1 1 Fall 2009, GEL 107: Lecture 04 PALEOBIOLOGY 2 Shape Variation within Species 3 Questions What is ontogenetic variation? What is preservational variation? What is individual variation? Why is shape variation problematic when studying fossils? What is sexual dimorphism? What is body regional variation? 4 How many species ? 5 How many species ? 6 How many species ? 7 How many species ? 8 Questions What is ontogenetic variation? What is preservational variation? What is individual variation? Why is shape variation problematic when studying fossils? What is sexual dimorphism? What is body regional variation? 9
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2 10 11 Female Male 12 ht p:/ www.terrapinconservation.org/frame-journal.html 13 ht p:/ encarta.msn.com/media_461542298/Sexual_Dimorphism_in_Bighorn_Sheep.html 14 Ceratopsian dinosaurs 15 Questions What is ontogenetic variation? What is preservational variation? What is individual variation? Why is shape variation problematic when
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2009 for the course GEL 107 taught by Professor Motani during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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