Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 23 - Systematics, Phylogenies, and Comparative Biology - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

Jawed vertebrates defined by the jaw: shark, salamander, lizard, tiger, gorilla, human; Terrestrial tetrapods defined by lungs: salamander, lizard, tiger, gorilla, human; Amniotes defined by amniotic membrane: lizard, tiger, gorilla, human; Mammals defined by hair: tiger, gorilla, human; Humanoid primates defined by tail loss: gorilla, human; Humans defined by bipedalism: human.

Work Step by Step

Just note each synapomorphy, give the name of the group defined by that synapomorphy, and list all groups above the synapomorphy on the diagram.
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