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Unformatted text preview: The more synapomorphies two groups exhibit, the more recent their common ancestor. You can't say something is "primitive" or "derived" without comparing it to something else. You cannot correctly say that any species evolved from another species. You can say only that two species share a common ancestor. 3. Pasta Classification How to Make a Cladogram a) Fill in the 1 st column in the table below with different traits. Then, for each trait, put an X in the box if the pasta has that characteristic. PASTA Character Penne Linguine Macaroni Lasagna Colored Penne Rotini TOTAL Xs b) Using the information from your chart, draw a cladogram of the types of pasta. Write in the shared derived characteristics on the branching diagram. Which pasta is the oldest? _______________ Youngest? _____________...
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