Lecture 1 2005

Lecture 1 2005 - NAME _ PALEONTOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 1...

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NAME ________________________________________________ PALEONTOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 1 MATCHING [1 point each]: ___ 1. Polarity A. evolutionary history ___ 2. Ichnology B. fossil excrement of animals ___ 3. Ontogeny C. evolutionary changes most likely within isolated populations ___ 4. Natural Selection D. theory of inheritance of acquired characteristics ___ 5. Synonym E. plants of an ecosystem ___ 6. Coprolite F. study of trace fossils ___ 7. Adaptation G. two or more different names given to the same animal ___ 8. Clade H. heritable units of information ___ 9. Flora I. classification process ___ 10. Paleoecology J. body of sediment or rocks with distinctive characteristics ___ 11. Food Webs K. more than one species occupies each trophic level ___ 12. Taphonomy L. "fitness" of an organism ___ 13. Morphology M. life history of an organism ___ 14. Phylogeny N. match stratigraphic sections of same age ___ 15. Symbiosis O. close morphologic similarity arises between two unrelated groups that take
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course GEOL 305 taught by Professor Dr.phillipmurphy during the Fall '10 term at Tarleton.

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