CHAPTER 7 (Evo 16:609-640)
MECHANISMS OF SPECIATION
What are the three ways 3 Species Concepts: Morpho-, phylogenetic, and biological
of defining a species?
How do species form?
3 ways: Isolation, trait divergence and reproductive isolation
What is a spec
Chapter 10 Ecology Life histories
What is reproductive success? The trait maximized by natural selection, however organisms have a
large number of evolutionary options with respect to how they go about it
What are life histories?
The schedule an
CHAPTER 4 (Evo 6:180-227) MENDELIAN GENETICS I
1) What type of explanation does Darwins theory
of evolution provide?
2) Why is Darwins theory incomplete?
3) What is population genetics?
4) What is the crucial insight that population
Lecture 4: Population Genetics
1) What was lacking from Darwin
and Wallaces theory?
2) Is population genetics the same
as Mendelian punnet squares?
3) What is the Hardy-Weinberg
4) What is a locus? Allele?
5) What is the gene pool?
6) If mati
Lecture 3 Sexual Selection
CHAPTER 3 (Evo 11: 407-448)
What is sexual
A difference between the males and female of a species, which exceed the
obvious essential ones in genitalia and reproductive organs.
What are the two major
The two big chal
Lecture 2: Natural Selection
CHAPTER 2 (Evo Ch. 3 p. 74-104)
What was Darwin aware How breeders went about selecting desirable traits in domestic plants and
of before he wrote the
animals: the key is mans power of accumulative selection: nature gives
What is evolution?
What is ecology?
Evolution is NOT:
What is a theory?
Why study evolution?
Give an example of
using the AIDs
How does HIV spread
and how can it be
After falling from mid
1980s - 1990s, the