26.2 Phylogenies are Inferred from Morphological and Molecular Data Flashcards Preview

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What's the difference between Analogous and Homologous?

Analogous - Same function, different origin.

Homologous - Different function, same origin.

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What is Convergent Evolution?

The process whereby organisms not closely related independently evolve similar traits as a result of having to adapt to similar environments or ecological niches.