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Homework Help: Terms-analogous, homologous, monophyletic, paraphyletic, polyphyletic

  1. Jan 15, 2008 #1
    Can someone please verify if my answers are correct and help me with A

    Use your understanding from examining the cladogram to answer the following questions.
    Each term may be used once, more than once, or not at all. Choose the most appropriate term from the following list and match it to each situation:

    analogous, homologous, monophyletic, paraphyletic, polyphyletic

    shared derived characters are considered to be ________________

    a taxon, all of whose members have the same common ancestor is Monophyletic

    bat wing and a butterfly wing are structures that are analogous

    whale pectoral flipper and a horse foreleg are structures that are homologous

    term that is most appropriately associated with clade is monophyletic
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  3. Jan 27, 2008 #2
    Once again thanx to all the really smart people here....I figure it out
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