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The American Biology Teacher (2018) 80 (2): 144–151.
Published: 01 February 2018
... for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 comparative morphology dichotomous key parsimony phylogenetic trees synapomorphy tree thinking 18S small subunit...
The American Biology Teacher (2015) 77 (2): 141–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., determine polarity through outgroup comparison, and construct a parsimonious tree based on synapomorphies (shared derived characters). This activity efficiently demonstrates many systematics concepts, including homology, homoplasy (convergence and reversal), polarity, synapomorphy, symplesiomorphy...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (2): 127–131.
Published: 01 February 2014
... content at the University of California Press’s Rights and Permissions Web site at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2014 Phylogeny morphology parsimony clade cladistics polytomy synapomorphy Occam’s razor homoplasy homology node terminal node branch transition root...