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Flashcards in Lecture 15 - Ch 16 - Microbial Evolution & Systematics Deck (4)
1

Fossilized microbial mats consisting of layers of filamentous prokaryotes and trapped sediment

stromatolites

2

which hypothesis states that Life originated at hydrothermal springs on ocean floor

subsurface origin hypothesis

3

Changes in the nucleotide sequence of an organism’s genome

mutations

4

Evolutionary history of a group of organisms

phylogeny