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ENVS 512 Systematic Biology 3.0 Credits

This course is an introduction to systematic biology, the science of discovering, describing and classifying organisms to construct a reference system for life on earth. Topics include concepts of species and higher taxa; sources and application of evidence for inferring phylogenetic relationships, including nucleotide sequences, morphology and fossils; characters, homology and parsimony; phylogenetic tree construction and classification; overview of nomenclature and taxonomy; and using phylogenies to discover pattern and process in evolutionary and comparative biology.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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