Principles of Life for the AP Course (2nd Edition)

Published by W. J. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464156417
ISBN 13: 978-1-46415-641-0

Chapter 16 - Section 16.2 - Phylogeny Can Be Reconstructed from Traits of Organisms - Apply The Concept - Page 330: 2

Answer

This helps in identifying correspondence of its features with other organisms.

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When tracing the evolutionary history of an organism it is an entailment to be aware of the past events in the life cycle of the organism. This helps in identifying correspondence of its features with other organisms thereby helping in constructing a phylogenetic tree. There exists organisms that show correspondence, particularly, in the initial stage of their life, which wouldn't be possible to discover unless their whole life cycle is assessed.
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