origin_of_species[1] - "That mystery of mysteries." The...

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1 "That mystery of mysteries. ..." The origin of species I. Macroevolutionary processes A. Microevolution B. Macroevolution II. Species concepts A. Similarities and differences between species B. Biological species C. Ecological species III. Allopatric speciation A. A definition IV. Sympatric speciation V. Adaptive radiations Microevolution • Natural selection • Mutation • Migration • Genetic drift Darwin and the “Origin of Species” “…. that mystery of mysteries - the first appearance of new beings on this earth.” Macroevolutionary questions 1. How are new species created? 2. How do species change over time? between species
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2 Chimpanzees Gorillas Similarities No tail No tail Knuckle-walkers Knuckle-walkers Intergroup aggression Intergroup aggression Chimpanzees Gorillas Differences Use tools No tool use Small body size Large body size Large testes Small testes Male gorilla Species are real
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3 Biological species • Groups of potentially or actually
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ANTHRBIO 161 taught by Professor Mitani during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.

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