Unformatted text preview: life. • Anoxic- Total decrease in the level of oxygen. • Principle of Fossil Succession- A stratigraphic sequence, different species of fossil organisms appear in a definite order; once a fossil species disappears in a sequence of strata, it never reappears higher in the sequence. • Adaptive radiation- The evolution of ecological and phenotypic diversity within a rapidly multiplying lineage. • Human taxonomy- Primate, hominid, Homo, Homo sapiens...
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- Evolution, Homo Sapiens, Prevents improper ID, Human taxonomy- Primate