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  1. a diagram that is based on patterns of shared, derived traits and that shows the evolutionary relationships between groups of organisms
  2. characteristic that appears in recent parts of a lineage, but not in its older members
  3. a key for the identification of organisms based on a series of choices between alternative characters

  4. a family tree that shows the evolutionary relationships thought to exist among groups of organisms
  5. AKA Domain Bacteria; unicellular prokaryotes containing peptidoglycan in their cell walls; include most bacteria of medical and economic significance
  6. (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms

5 True/False questions

  1. ancestral characterssimilarities that arise through convergent evolution

          

  2. cladisticsa phylogenetic classification system that uses shared derived characters and ancestry as the sole criterion for grouping taxa

          

  3. Kingdom Animalia
    kingdom composed of eukaryotes that are not classified as plants, animals, or fungi

          

  4. Kingdom Protista
    kingdom composed of eukaryotes that are not classified as plants, animals, or fungi

          

  5. Kingdom Fungi
    the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants; , eukaryotic, multicellular, autotrophic organisms with cellulose-containing cell walls