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Unformatted text preview: Primitive trait (plesiomorphy)-traits that are present in the group b/c of inheritance from a more distant ancestor Derived trait (apomorphy)-traits that 1 st appeared in the common ancestor of the group-shared derived traits = synapomorphies...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course ANT 301 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08
- Physical Anthropology