Large scale evolutionary trends are the result of?
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This refers to the process by which early/primitive evolving humans began to walk upright (Bipedalism - on two feet).. This had several advantages listed below. Energy conse…rving given the swing through gait . Able to see farther . Able to reach food high up in trees . Allowed use of their "hands" for other tasks . More imposing to predators given taller stature
As a group the large scale evolutionary changes that take place over long periods of time are called?
The government grants helped to build railroads with large scalecorruption because with the government handing out large amounts ofmoney local politicians became greedy. Each …politician, of course,wanted the railroad to run through his district, even if it madefor an inefficient route.Bribery was commonplace.
A pattern of evolution in which direction of change is persistentover an appreciable span of time.
Misidentification of Cope's Rule - Functional or PhysicalBoundaries - Signor-Lipps Effect
- Natural Selection - Irreversibility - Species Sorting.
-The tendency of loss at extinction boundaries to appear, becauseof incomplete sampling, more gradual in the fossil record than itactually was during the extinction event.
Adaptation for stronger shells.
Air-breathing animals do not return to breathing water.
Direct Development vs Indirect Development.
Benthic snail larvae are more likely to become isolated andtherefore speciate at a higher rate creating more lineages.