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    What type of reproductive isolating mechanism is described by a situation in which female fireflies only mate with males who emit light in a particular pattern?

    A particular pattern of flashing is used to signal that an individual of the same species is ready to mate.

    What type of reproductive isolating mechanism is described by a situation in which female fireflies only mate with males who emit light in a particular pattern?

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    ANSWER Behavioral isolation

    A particular pattern of flashing is used to signal that an individual of the same species is ready to mate.

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    What type of reproductive isolating mechanism occurs when female fireflies only mate with males who emit light in a particular pattern? a) Habitat isolation b) Temporal isolation c) Mechanical isolation d) Behavioral isolation

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    What type of reproductive isolating mechanism occurs when female fireflies only mate with males who emit light in a particular pattern?

    a) Habitat isolation

    b) Temporal isolation

    c) Mechanical isolation

    d) Behavioral isolation

    Prezygotic isolation

    Prezygotic isolation is any mechanism that prevents two individuals from mating by preventing the sperm and egg from encountering each other. This can occur through habitat isolation, temporal isolation, mechanical isolation, or behavioral isolation.

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    Behavioral isolation occurs because one of the sexes is making a preference for who they mate with. In this case, females are choosing to mate with...

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    Chytridiomycos is a fungal disease, cause of a massive amphibian deaths. A few individuals have survived, perhaps because of some natural resistance. If these individual contuinue to survive and prosper, new resistant populations might emerge. This would be an example of ?

    A. genetic drift B.natural selection

    C.the founders effect

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    A reproductive barrier that prevents species from mating is an example of ?

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    Chytridiomycos is a fungal disease, cause of a massive amphibian deaths. A few individuals have survived, perhaps because of some natural resistance. If these individual contuinue to survive and prosper, new resistant populations might emerge. This would be an example of ?

    A. genetic drift B.natural selection

    C.the founders effect

    B. natural selection

    A reproductive barrier that prevents species from mating is an example of ?

    A. prezygotic barrier

    B.zygote mortality

    C. postzygotic barrier

    A. prezygotic barrier

    What type of reproductive isolating mechanism is described by a situation in which female fireflies only mate with males who emit light in a particular pattern?

    A. habitat isolation

    B. temporal isolation

    C. behavioral isolation

    C. behavioral isolation

    The type of reproductive barrier that occurs when two species mate but produce sterile hybrids is referred to as ?

    A.mechanical isolation

    B. a postzygotic barrier

    C. prezygotic barrier

    B. postzygotic

    Which of the following describes allopatric speciation?

    A. a population of squirrels is separated by the Grand Canyon. The two sub-populations evolve into two different species

    B.one population breeds in the fall; another population breeds in spring.

    A. population of squirrels is separated by the grand canyon. the two sub-populations evolve into two different species

    The wing of a bald eagle is _______ the wings of a penguin?

    A. convergent with B.homologous to C. anologous to B. homologous to

    Homology is evidence of ?

    A. convergent evolution

    B.punctuated evolution

    C. common ancestry C. common ancestry

    Applying the biological species concept, the production of ligers reveals that?

    A. lions are probably a subspecies of tiger

    B. tigers and lions are actually the same species

    C. tigers and lions are separate species

    C. tigers and lions are separate species

    The productions if a sterile male liger is an example of ?

    A. postzygotic barrier

    B. prezygotic barrier

    C .sympatric speciation

    A. postzygotic barrier

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