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Sexual Selection and The Evolution of Sex
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Date Topic Chapter Mon Mar 22 Introduction to Evolution Wed Mar 24 Descent with Modification 22 Fri Mar 26 Microevolution: Mechanisms of Evolution I 22,23 Mon Mar 29 Microevolution: Mechanisms of Evolution II 23 Wed Mar31 Macroevolution: Origin of Species 23,24 Fri April 2 Macroevolution: Speciation and Extinction 24 Mon April 5 Sexual Selection and Evolution of Sex 24 Wed April 7 Origin of Life 1 25 Fri April 9 Origin of Life 2 25 Mon April 12 Human Evolution 34, 728-733 Wed April 14 Phylogeny 1 26 Fri April 16 Phylogeny 2 26 Mon April 19 TBA TBA Wed April 21 EXAM 3 –in CLASS Lecture Schedule Office Hours: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 or by appt.
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From Friday…. Different types of evolution * convergent, vs. divergent * homologous vs. analogous traits
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Divergent Evolution the formation of two new species from a common ancestor. (The two species are said to have diverged from the same ancestor.)
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Homologous Traits (homologs) Features that have descended from a common ancestral feature Morphological Developmental Behavioral Molecular
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Convergent Evolution different groups of organisms evolve similarly because they live in the same environment
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traits common to species but which have
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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