Subject Course:- FISH TAXONOMY

Submitted Date:- Friday, Aug 6

Write short and precise answer for the following questions

1. What is character?

2. What is character state?

3. What is convergent evolution?

4. What is parallel evolution?

5. What is the difference between parallel and convergent evolution?

6. In cladistics classification conflicts that might arise in construction of cladogram are solved by rule of parsimony. What is Rule of parsimony?

7. What is the difference between homologous feature and analogous feature? 

8. According to cladistics classification, two organisms are closely related if they do have derived and shared characters. 

  A. What is derived and shared characters mean? 

  B. How is possible to identify either a character is derived or primitive?