Week 2 Exam Notes
levels in the hierarchy from broadest level (1) to the most specific (8).
Matching terms with definitions
__1__ development 1 ontogeny
__4__ members of same species .
__2__ variation between male and female . sexual dimorphism
__3__ number of species
Phenotypic plasticity is the term used to describe plastic or variable responses by
genetically identical individuals to environmental conditions.
Evolution can be described as changes in the proportion of variable traits within a
population over generations.
Matching field observations recorded by a biologist with the terms that best describes the
observation. At site 1 we found the following mussels: paper
__3__ pondshell, mucket, snuffbox, fat mucket, and black Abundance
At site 2 we found only paper pondshells.
At site 1 we found 40 creek heelsplitters, but at site 2