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History for 'Chapter 22 Homework Assignment'Item:Chapter 22 Homework AssignmentScore:29/35 (Calculated) scaled to 14.08/17Due:Sunday, November 10, 2019 11:59 PMDue (late):Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:59 PMSubmitted:Sunday, November 10, 2019 3:04 PMAnswers:1. The figure shown represents a phylogenetic tree of vertebrate animals.According to this tree, what is the sister group to the tetrapods?amphibianssauropsidscoelacanthslungfishmammals
2. Based on the diagram shown, you predict that the earliest fossil gorilla (which may not resemble modern-day gorillas) would be _____ than the earliest fossil _____.
3. Examine the figure shown.According to the figure, a mass extinction occurred at or near the end of the _____ Period.
4. Some recent discoveries of fossils surprisingly retain some coloration of feathers and skin. This is the result of the preservation of:
5. While we can use molecular clocks based on molecular sequence data to estimate the times at which various lineages diverged, we ultimately need the _____ to calibrate the clocks.character statesDNA sequencesfossil recordtransitional formssister groups
6. The phylogeny shown represents a hypothesis for the evolutionary relationships among major groups of plants. If it is correct, in what order should we predict to find the fossils of these groups, in order from oldest to youngest?
7. A branching pattern depicting the evolutionary history of a group of organisms is called a:
8. A taxon that includes a single common ancestor and all its descendants is a _____ group.
9. Phylogenetic trees can be built using:anatomical data only.visible characteristics only.anatomical data or molecular data.molecular data only.
10. The specific types of homologies used to develop phylogenies are shared derived characters or:

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