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Running head: Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 1
Adaptation and Adaptive Trait
[University Name]
BIOL
[Instructor Name]
December 29, 2021
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Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 2
Describe what makes this trait an adaptation.
Mammals, insects, birds, and pterosaurs may have all developed flight at different times
throughout history. After then, among these four groups of flying animals, there is no
conventional flying ancestor. Furthermore, they inherit the strength to cross through different
forebears who would otherwise be unable to do so. In addition to being a product of this, flying
is an example of evolution convergent. In addition, the persons would be of excellent moral
character. Success in growth has been a bigger destiny. The animal that learns to fly will then be
able to hide from predators more quickly. Next, experts believe it may contain the necessary
driving power for the evolution of avian and insect flight.
Nonetheless, this type of creature could be a better area to retain flying prey, whether it's
fast-moving prey, pterosaurs, or bajadas. Whereas the example of Bees would be exploited in
food the resource in nocturnal, plus the flying insects, along with their ability to travel with the
surrounding area more capably, it would open up the latest food resources either the unfilled
niche it was most undoubtedly the situation of bats use the food resource in nocturnal, alongside
the flying insects. Furthermore, studies claim that remains from extinct flyers show that flying
creatures improve their physiological adaptations with time, allowing for smoother and more
effective flight.
Briefly describe how the trait evolved, e.g., mutation, genetic drift,
migration and/or natural selection. Be sure to support your answer with evidence.
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Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 3
Additionally, the ability to fly would be increased four times, one for the four major
classes. In doing it, the natural options it could obtain work in a structure with at least somewhat
alar assets, then it may be a larger surface that could be straightened in a combined section in
body. On the other hand, the birds make use of the modified limbs as well as feathers. On the
other hand, Bats use both the writing and the finger bones. However, robust membranes have
fixed the pterosaurs' wings in the enormous digits; otherwise, the insects' wings would not be
tailored into the edge (CK-12 Foundation, 2019).
Furthermore, the dispute concerning the origins of bird flight might be divided into
supporters of arboreal assumption, supporters of the running in the notion, and supporters of the
program on the ground. However, after a period of running, there would be a period of rising. It
does not appear that beating the wings to overcome a hill is a simple step, then on to the assertion
in biomechanical ideas. Furthermore, the less suffering, the more likely it is that it is an
evolution, as evidenced by a study on maniraptoran dinosaurs. What bats descended through the
slip of arboreal predecessors, on the other hand, is less contested.
Meanwhile, all but a few birds and insects have lost their capacity to fly, but bats and
pterosaurs have not. They also used their limbs to fly into the last two classes. Meanwhile, birds
have lost their capacity to pass on the islands, and insects have lost their ability to fly. They have
turned into ectoparasites, which would dwell in an unusual scenario.
What is the difference between homologous and analogous traits? How
does your trait of choice fit either of these descriptions?
Furthermore, the evolutionary origins of the characteristic homologous would be similar
due to different uses. On the other hand, the characteristic homologous might be unrelated to the
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Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 4
evolutionary origin. It would, however, serve a similar purpose. The traits are also homologous
characteristics with features. In various species, the attributes would be the same. It might be a
common ancestor with identical symbols. The four limbs of tetrapods back then are an example
of homologous features.
Nonetheless, the four limbs should represent bats, rodents, humans, and crocodiles. Bony
fish and sharks, on the other hand, we're unable to do so. Furthermore, the tetrapods grow the
four limbs via their progenitor and progeny, which might be a reserve characteristic, resulting in
homology in the appearance of the four limbs (Khan Academy, n.d.). The thrilling element was
that not every character was well-balanced. The bat wings would be made up of flaps of skin
spreading between the fingers and arm bones simultaneously. The feathers in the bird's wing, on
the other hand, grow down the arm.
Furthermore, the anatomical differences would rule out the possibility of both bird and
bat wings deriving from a single ancestor in the wing family. The bird and bat wings are then
compared. It would be comparable, implying that their genetic origins are distinct. Although it
was just on the surface, it was able to link due to natural selection, allowing them to take the lead
in flying. The creation of analogies might then result in convergent evolution.
Furthermore, like the bat wings, the bird had a similar appearance; its forelimbs were
identical. On the other hand, birds and bats could not share a common ancestor. It might have
wings, but it could also have forelimbs like its common progenitor. While the trait it chooses has
a different evolutionary origin, it would fulfil the same function and be equivalent.
What is convergent and divergent evolution? Describe whether the trait is
a result of convergent or divergent evolution.
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Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 5
Convergent evolution: Is the independent evolution of shared features among creatures
of distinct lineages. Then it may direct the construction of comparable structures, and last it
connects components that it couldn't express into groups into a previously common ancestor into
type. Simultaneously, it could recreate the development of flight as a textbook example, starting
with flying birds, pterosaurs, insects, and bats and progressing to the capacity to fly freely.
The divergent selection's divergent evolution: The method causes the differences
between the groups to close in plant relationships, resulting in speciation. Following that, an
evolutionary expansion might occur while the number of two species stays constant due to the
territorial border and the face of a different selection force, allowing it to adapt to the current
environment. Furthermore, the species could no longer interbreed after years of continual
development (Gregory, R. T., 2009). Nonetheless, the Galapagos finches' radiation, whether due
to adaptive colour or population variants in the species that could exist in various settings, such
as pocket mice and fence lizards, has been a classic indicator of natural departure.
Furthermore, as a consequence of convergent evolution, the selected traits contributed to
the construction of equal entities in their same shape or the purpose that could not exist on the
previous collective ancestor, such as a class.
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References
CK-12 Foundation. (2019, November 20). Adaptation and Evolution of Populations.
https://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Adaptation-and-Evolution-
ofPopulations/lesson/Adaptation-and-Evolution-of-Populations-HS-ES/
Evolution and natural selection review (article). (n.d.). Khan Academy. Retrieved March
15, 2021, from https://www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hs-
evolution/hsevolution-and-natural-selection/a/hs-evolution-and-natural-selection-
review
Gregory, R. T. (2009, April 9). Understanding Natural Selection: Essential Concepts and
Common Misconceptions. Evolution: Education and Outreach.
https://evolutionoutreach.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1007/s12052-009-0128-1

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Running head: Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 1 Adaptation and Adaptive Trait [University Name] BIOL [Instructor Name] December 29, 2021 Adaptation and Adaptive Trait • 2 Describe what makes this trait an adaptation. Mammals, insects, birds, and pterosaurs may have all developed flight at different times throughout history. After then, among these four groups of flying animals, there is no conventional flying ancestor. Furthermore, they inherit the strength to cross through different forebears who would otherwise be unable to do so. In addition to being a product of this, flying is an example of evolution convergent. In addition, the persons would be of excellent moral character. Success in growth has been a bigger destiny. The animal that learns to fly will then be able to hide from predators more quickly. Next, experts believe it may contain the necessary driving power for the evolution of avian and insect flight. Nonetheless, this type of creature could be a better area to retain flying prey, whether it's fast-moving prey, pterosaurs, or bajadas. Whereas the example of Bees would be exploited in food the resource in nocturnal, plus the flying insects, along with their ability to travel with the surrounding area more capably, it would open up the latest food resources either the unfilled niche it was most undoubtedly the situation of bats use the food resource in nocturnal, alongside the flying insects. Furthermore, studies claim that remains from extinct flyers show that flying creatures improve their physiological adaptations with time, allowing for smoother and more effective flight. • Briefly describe how the trait evolved, e.g., mutation, genetic drift, migration and/or natural selection. Be sure to support your answer with evidence. Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 3 Additionally, the ability to fly would be increased four times, one for the four major classes. In doing it, the natural options it could obtain work in a structure with at least somewhat alar assets, then it may be a larger surface that could be straightened in a combined section in body. On the other hand, the birds make use of the modified limbs as well as feathers. On the other hand, Bats use both the writing and the finger bones. However, robust membranes have fixed the pterosaurs' wings in the enormous digits; otherwise, the insects' wings would not be tailored into the edge (CK-12 Foundation, 2019). Furthermore, the dispute concerning the origins of bird flight might be divided into supporters of arboreal assumption, supporters of the running in the notion, and supporters of the program on the ground. However, after a period of running, there would be a period of rising. It does not appear that beating the wings to overcome a hill is a simple step, then on to the assertion in biomechanical ideas. Furthermore, the less suffering, the more likely it is that it is an evolution, as evidenced by a study on maniraptoran dinosaurs. What bats descended through the slip of arboreal predecessors, on the other hand, is less contested. Meanwhile, all but a few birds and insects have lost their capacity to fly, but bats and pterosaurs have not. They also used their limbs to fly into the last two classes. Meanwhile, birds have lost their capacity to pass on the islands, and insects have lost their ability to fly. They have turned into ectoparasites, which would dwell in an unusual scenario. • What is the difference between homologous and analogous traits? How does your trait of choice fit either of these descriptions? Furthermore, the evolutionary origins of the characteristic homologous would be similar due to different uses. On the other hand, the characteristic homologous might be unrelated to the Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 4 evolutionary origin. It would, however, serve a similar purpose. The traits are also homologous characteristics with features. In various species, the attributes would be the same. It might be a common ancestor with identical symbols. The four limbs of tetrapods back then are an example of homologous features. Nonetheless, the four limbs should represent bats, rodents, humans, and crocodiles. Bony fish and sharks, on the other hand, we're unable to do so. Furthermore, the tetrapods grow the four limbs via their progenitor and progeny, which might be a reserve characteristic, resulting in homology in the appearance of the four limbs (Khan Academy, n.d.). The thrilling element was that not every character was well-balanced. The bat wings would be made up of flaps of skin spreading between the fingers and arm bones simultaneously. The feathers in the bird's wing, on the other hand, grow down the arm. Furthermore, the anatomical differences would rule out the possibility of both bird and bat wings deriving from a single ancestor in the wing family. The bird and bat wings are then compared. It would be comparable, implying that their genetic origins are distinct. Although it was just on the surface, it was able to link due to natural selection, allowing them to take the lead in flying. The creation of analogies might then result in convergent evolution. Furthermore, like the bat wings, the bird had a similar appearance; its forelimbs were identical. On the other hand, birds and bats could not share a common ancestor. It might have wings, but it could also have forelimbs like its common progenitor. While the trait it chooses has a different evolutionary origin, it would fulfil the same function and be equivalent. • What is convergent and divergent evolution? Describe whether the trait is a result of convergent or divergent evolution. Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 5 Convergent evolution: Is the independent evolution of shared features among creatures of distinct lineages. Then it may direct the construction of comparable structures, and last it connects components that it couldn't express into groups into a previously common ancestor into type. Simultaneously, it could recreate the development of flight as a textbook example, starting with flying birds, pterosaurs, insects, and bats and progressing to the capacity to fly freely. The divergent selection's divergent evolution: The method causes the differences between the groups to close in plant relationships, resulting in speciation. Following that, an evolutionary expansion might occur while the number of two species stays constant due to the territorial border and the face of a different selection force, allowing it to adapt to the current environment. Furthermore, the species could no longer interbreed after years of continual development (Gregory, R. T., 2009). Nonetheless, the Galapagos finches' radiation, whether due to adaptive colour or population variants in the species that could exist in various settings, such as pocket mice and fence lizards, has been a classic indicator of natural departure. Furthermore, as a consequence of convergent evolution, the selected traits contributed to the construction of equal entities in their same shape or the purpose that could not exist on the previous collective ancestor, such as a class. Word count: 1082 Adaptation and Adaptive Trait 6 References CK-12 Foundation. (2019, November 20). Adaptation and Evolution of Populations. https://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Adaptation-and-EvolutionofPopulations/lesson/Adaptation-and-Evolution-of-Populations-HS-ES/ Evolution and natural selection review (article). (n.d.). Khan Academy. Retrieved March 15, 2021, from https://www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hsevolution/hsevolution-and-natural-selection/a/hs-evolution-and-natural-selectionreview Gregory, R. T. (2009, April 9). Understanding Natural Selection: Essential Concepts and Common Misconceptions. Evolution: Education and Outreach. https://evolutionoutreach.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1007/s12052-009-0128-1 Name: Description: ...
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