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@Lecture12_9 - PALEOBIOLOGY Galapagos Islands 5ma Evolution...

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1 1 Fall 2009, GEL 107: Lecturer 12 PALEOBIOLOGY 2 Evolution 3 What are the two core mechanisms of evolution? What are micro- and macroevolution? What are typical examples of evolution? What is the link between micro- and macroevoltuion? Are micro- and macroevolution different? Questions 4 Galapagos Islands 5ma 5 Darwin’s Finches 2.3 ma 15 species 6 Marine Iguana ( Amblyrhunchus ) Land Iguana ( Conolophus ) 10-20ma 7 Evolution of whales 8 Evolution of birds 9 Classical example of convergence E thunniform vertebrates Tunas Lamnid sharks Cetaceans Ichthyosaurs
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2 10 Bird Bat Pterosaur 11 Artificial selection can work 12 What are the two core mechanisms of evolution? What are micro- and macroevolution? What are typical examples of evolution? What is the link between micro- and macroevoltuion? Are micro- and macroevolution different? Questions 13 Simplistic visualization of shape space Starting shape variation 14 Mutation Simplistic visualization of shape space Expanded shape variation
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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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