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ANT101H5 Lecture Notes - Macroevolution, Geologic Time Scale


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANT101H5
Professor
Heather Miller

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Chapter 5 Lecture
Macroevolution
Classification
Two major organizing principles
Geological time scale
Formal biological classification
o To reduce the complexity (so its manageable)
o To show evolutionary relationships
Classification termini
Traditionally based on similarities of organisms
Similarities must reflect evolutionary decent
Homologies similarities between species and organism based on common
ancestor
o Crocodile and mouse
Analogies similarities between species and organisms based on common
functions
o ie. bird and bad
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