AP-Bio-HW-25-100108 (1)

AP-Bio-HW-25-100108 (1) - Homework #25 : Chapter 25 (due...

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Homework #25 : Chapter 25 (due Tuesday) Concept Map: 10 Points Objectives Phylogenies are Based on Common Ancestries 1. Distinguish between phylogeny and systematics. 2. Describe the process of sedimentation and the formation of fossils. Explain which portions of organisms are most likely to fossilize. 3. Explain why it is crucial to distinguish between homology and analogy before selecting characters to use in the reconstruction of phylogeny. 4. Explain why bird and bat wings are homologous as vertebrate forelimbs but analogous as wings. 5. Define molecular systematics. Explain some of the problems that systematists may face in carrying out molecular comparisons of nucleic acids. Phylogenetic Systematics: Connecting Classification with Evolutionary History 6. Explain the following characteristics of the Linnaean system of classification: a. binomial nomenclature b. hierarchical classification 7. List the major taxonomic categories from most to least inclusive. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Lexicon during the Spring '11 term at Ohlone.

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AP-Bio-HW-25-100108 (1) - Homework #25 : Chapter 25 (due...

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