Bio 105 Exam I

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species concept- a species is a group of individuals who could potentially interbreed to produce viable, fertile offspring but could not interbreed with members of another species
an intermediate state between an ancestral form and the form of its descendants
procedures designed to modify traits in domesticated species
a single ancestral species has evolved into a wide array of descendant species which vary in habitat/behavior/form
a trait that is similar between 2 species of different lineages
species which are only found in one specific location
a gene that commonly exists as 2 or more alleles in a population (most genes are this)
maintains genetic diversity in a population (type of selection)
rare forms have selective advantage, 'it pays to be unique'
molecular changes in genetic material that underlie the phenotypic changes associated with evolution
phenomenon that a trait displays variation within a population
similar anatomical features that point to past evolutionary relationships, usually discovered through embryonic development
when a smaller group of individuals separates from a larger population and establishes a colony in a new location
homologous genes found in different species
changes in allele frequency due to random chance
sexual selection between members of the opposite sex (male-female competition)
the zones where 2 populations can interbreed
the likelihood of an individual contributing fertile offspring to the next generation
the tempo of evolution is more sporadic than suggested by gradualism
# copies of a specific allele in a population / total # all alleles for that gene in a population
when inbreeding produces homozygotes that are less fit, reducing reproductive success of the population
structures that are similar to each other because they are derived from a common ancestor
phenomenon in which the size of large animals isolated on an island shrinks over generations
the movement of alleles in or out of a population, occurs whenever individuals migrate between populations having different allele frequencies
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all members of a species that live in the same area and have the opportunity to interbreed
due to different types of genetic changes such as random gene mutations, occurs on individual level, traits are passed from parent to offspring
genetic drift promotes it, does not affect reproductive success
when 2 or more geographically restricted groups of the same species have one/more traits that are somewhat different, but not different enough to be a new species
consists of 2 or more paralogous genes with the genome of a single species
reproductive isolating mechanism which blocks development of viable and fertile individuals after fertilization
reproductive isolating mechanism which prevents formation of a zygote
the splitting of a population into 2 or more species
when an organism has more than 2 sets of chromosomes
species concept- species are defined based on the separate evolution of lineages
2 or more alleles are kept in balance and therefore are maintained in a population over many generation
a similarity that occurs due to descent from a common ancestor
homologous genes found in the same species
favors individuals at either end of the phenotypic range
a heritable change in one/more characteristics of a population from one generation to the next
favors individuals with intermediate phenotypes, tends to decrease genetic diversity
when members of a species within the same range diverge into 2/more different species although there are no physical barriers to interbreeding
p^2 + 2pq + q^2 = 1 , p+q=1
subdivision of a genetically distinct population adapted to its local environment (for bacterial species)
members of one sex compete with each other for the opportunity to mate with individuals of the opposite sex
favors individuals at one extreme of the phenotypic range
the study of the geographic distribution of extinct and living species
molecularly similar characteristics in all living cells (suggests that all living species have a common ancestor)
new species arise from pre-existing species by the accumulation of genetic changes like gene mutations
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small scale evolution, single gene or allele frequencies
mechanisms which prevent interbreeding between different species
when allele frequencies of the resulting population change due to genetic drift
when individuals with similar phenotypes are more likely to mate
formation of a new species
when 2 species from different lineages sometimes become anatomically similar because they occupy similar environments
species concept- each species occupies an ecological niche
a form of natural selection directed at certain traits of sexually reproducing species that make it more likely to choose a mate
an organism incorporates genetic material from another organism without being its offspring (common for bacterial species)
when balancing selection favors the heterozygote over corresponding homozygote
the mating of 2 genetically related individuals
when 2 or more genes are derived from the same ancestral gene
when an organism has at least one set of chromosomes from 2/more different species
individuals with traits that make them more suited to native environment tend to survive and reproduce whereas others dont
# individuals with a particular genotype in a population / total # individuals in a population
the relative likelihood that a genotype will contribute to the gene pool of the next generation as compared to other genotypes
two morphologically similar species may not be able to breed with each other in nature
large scale evolution, relates to formation of new species, etc
a gene that commonly exists as a single gene in a population
each new species evolves continuously over long spans of time
when some members of a species occupy a separate habitat isolated from others, most common way by which cladogenesis occurs
anatomical features that currently serve no purpose but resemble structures of presumed ancestors
'survival of the luckiest', non-darwinian evolution
a group of related organisms that share a distinctive form

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