16 Inferring phylogenetic trees

What causes homoplasy 1 in morphological traits

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Unformatted text preview: ns homologous? 2. Whales and dolphins have only traces of fur. Humans have liSle hair. Are these trait losses homologous? 3. What does the hypothesis of homoplasy predict about gene,c and developmental similarity? What causes homoplasy? 1)  In morphological traits, convergent evolu,on is due to _______________________________? 2) How do we kno...
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