Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 23 - Systematics, Phylogenies, and Comparative Biology - Review Questions - Apply: 2

Answer

A.

Work Step by Step

Sometimes different species concepts agree (A.). However, phylogenetics tries to avoid paraphyly (B.) and to define species by synapomorphies, not symplesiomorphies, in contradiction to C. D. is wrong since the phylogenetics applies equally well to plants and animals.
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