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Evolutionary changes that create new species and groups of species are most accurately referred to as:
When a single species is transformed into a different species over the course of many generations, this is most accurately referred to as:
The concept that the tempo of evolution is sporadic is known as ________________, while the concept that the tempo of evolution is continuous is known as ______________.
punctuated equilibrium; gradualism
Which one of the following is not an example of a prezygotic reproductive isolating mechanism?
sterile interspecies hybrids
Which one of the following is reproductive isolating mechanisms is particularly important to flowering plants?
Which one of the following events would be likely to cause a rapid (on an evolutionary time scale) change in a gene pool?
introduction of a new predator into a population's geographic territory
alloploidy or other change in chromosome number
migration of a population to a new and different environment
genetic mutations that lead to different phenotypic characteristics
All of the above events would be likely to cause rapid changes in a gene pool.
All of the above
A developing nonwebbed bird foot would have:
BMP in the entire limb, and gremlin in all areas except the interdigit regions.
The pattern whereby different parts of an animal's body grow at different rates with respect to each other is most accurately referred to as:
Which one of the following types of animals is most likely to exhibit paedomorphosis?
Eye development is under control of a master control gene called:
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