This Biology Factsheet:

  • Defines phylogeny.
  • Explains how the evolutionary linkages between organisms are investigated.
  • Outlines what is meant by the binomial naming system.
  • Explains how to interpret phylogenetic trees.
  • Explains the differences between homologies and analogies.
  • Describes cladistics.
  • Explains how phylogenetic trees can be used as a hypothesis.
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Publication Date

January 2022


ISSN: 1351-5136

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