Questions for discussion 4 (key)

Thebiologicalspeciesconceptisinadequateforgrouping

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species.
 d. Phylum,
kingdom,
order,
class,
species,
family,
and
genus.
 e. Phylum,
family,
class,
order,
kingdom,
genus,
and
species.
 
 2. Which
of
these
illustrates
the
correct
representation
of
the
binomial
 scientific
name
for
the
African
lion?
 a. Panthera
leo
 b. Panthera
leo
 c. panthera
leo
 d. Panthera
Leo
 e. Panthera
leo
 
 3. Most
Swiss
starling
(birds)
produce
four
to
five
eggs
in
each
clutch.

Those
 producing
fewer
or
more
than
this
have
reduced
fitness.

Which
of
the
 following
terms
best
describes
this?
 a. Artificial
selection
 b. Directional
selection
 c. Stabilizing
selection
 d. Disruptive
selection
 e. Sexual
selection
 
 4. In
seedcracker
finches
from
Cameroon,
small‐
and
large‐billed
birds
 specialize
in
cracking
soft
and
hard
seeds,
respectively.

If
long‐term
climatic
 change
resulted
in
all
seeds
becoming
hard,
what
type
of
selection
would
 then
operate
on
the
finch
population?
 a. Disr...
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