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Unformatted text preview: - A common ancestry of component species: specifically a recent ancestry. Note that this is not the same as a monophyly in which all descendants of a common ancestor are included.- A phenotype-environment correlation: a significant association between environments and the morphological and physiological traits used to exploit those environments.- Trait utility: the performance or fitness advantages of trait values in their corresponding environments.- Rapid speciation: presence of one or more bursts in the emergence of new species around the time that ecological and phenotypic divergence is underway....
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2010 for the course SCIENCE 0615 taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '10 term at A.T. Still University.
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