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Does anyone know the name?

  1. Mar 23, 2006 #1
    Hello,

    Does anyone know the name of this biological theory, it would help me out very much as I really need to know but I can't find any information about it, thanks very much for any help.

    http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/6521/4b1zz.jpg"
     
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  3. Mar 23, 2006 #2
    Evolution theory?
    Common descent?
     
  4. Mar 23, 2006 #3
    Thanks for the help so far guys but Im not 100% sure on anything yet.

    If this helps I think, I think this man proposed the idea.

    http://img104.imageshack.us/my.php?image=4a3rb.jpg"

    Thanks
     
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  5. Mar 23, 2006 #4

    Phobos

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  6. Mar 23, 2006 #5
    Ah, thanks very much for the help, as soon as I saw the name Stephen Jay Gould I remembered thanks so much.
     
  7. Mar 23, 2006 #6

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    The original image would just demonstrate systematics as a way of representing species relatedness, i.e., an evolutionary "tree."
     
  8. Mar 23, 2006 #7

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    The diagram shows just a conceptual inheritance tree, with succession of species (or other levels) going upward on the vertical axis and morphology (that is to say features of individual species) spread out horizontally. By itself it doesn't represent a theory; it's just a schematic for representing things.
     
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