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Great white shark King Salmon African lungfish Bullfrog Human Platypus Green Anole Python Leopard Gecko Green Sea Turtle Chicken American Alligator

Based on the phylogeny of vertebrates below, which of the following statements are true? 


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A) Humans are more closely related to frogs than alligators.

B) Reptiles are paraphyletic

C) Lizards are monophyletic

D) Turtles are the sister taxon to birds

E) Lungfish and ray-finned fishes (here represented by salmon) are monophyletic 

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Great white shark King Salmon
African lungfish
Bullfrog Human Platypus Green Anole
Python Leopard Gecko
Green Sea Turtle Chicken American Alligator

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