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Quaternary
545
Cambrian
490
Ordovician
444
End Ordovician Mass Extinction
440
Silurian
410
Devonian
385
Late Devonian Mass Extinction
360
Carboniferous
299
Permian
252
End Permian Mass Extinction
251
Triassic
200
End Triassic Mass Extinction
200
Jurassic
145
Cretaceous
65
End Cretaceous Mass Extinction
65
Tertiary
The sex differences between the mammalian phalluses are known as the _________ differences.
Dimorphic
The sex differences between the testes and the ovaries are known as the __________ differences
dichotomous
Many components of the human male reproductive system are derived from the __________.
Wolffian ducts
Many components of the human female reproductive system are derived from the _______.
Mullerian ducts
The XXY chromosomal abnormality is also known as the ___________.
Klinefelter's syndrome
Protandry and protogyny are classified as _________ hermaphroditism.
sequential
In the mating of the wolf spider, the female spiders are attracted to the tuft of hair on the legs of the male spider. This is an example of _______________.
sign stimuli
The suicidal mating behavior is found in the male_________ as a way to prolong its _____________.
red back spider, sperm transfer
The importance of sexual imprinting is demonstrated by the courtship behavior of the ___________________ that was discussed during lecture.
goldeneye
Attributing human motivation, intention, and values to other biological oranisms and inanimate objects is known as ______________.
anthropomorphism
The sexual dimorphism of the horns of the male ibexes is an extraordinary example of ________
sexual selection
The male elephant seals assemble a group female elephant seals and mate with them almost immediately after the female seals______
give birth
The ruby-throated humming birds fight off any intruders to defend their _________.
territories
In the good partner mate choice theory, the females choose a good looking partner in search for __________ and ______________
healthy mates and good genes
The example used in the lecture for female defense polygyny is the __________.
greater speared bat
The sea louse is used as an example for the ___________ polygyny strategy.
resource defense
The building of elaborate displays to attract females is found in the mating behavior of the ________
bower birds
The shift in sex-operational ratio in the in the polyandrous mating system is demonstrated by the lecture example of __________.
jacana
The giant clams are known to be hermaphrodites, as they release both ________ and _________.
sperm and eggs
The example that was givin in lecture of an amphibian laying eggs on land is the ___________.
South American Rain frog
An example of a monotreme that was given in lecture is the __________.
platypus
Kangaroos belong to a group of mammals known as the ________.
marsupial mammals
The antarctic emperor penguins provide both _____ and __________ for their young.
paternal care and maternal care
Cooperative breeding is found in the ____________.
Florida Scrub jay
The European common cuckoos practice
brood parasitism
A way to provide nutritional resources for the young is to lay eggs directly into living organisms, a practice used by the ___________.
cabbage white caterpillar wasp
Flatworms use a rudimentary nervous system in order for them to hunt __________.
earthworms
A simple nerve network is used to coordinate movements of the ________.
moon jellies
In order for vampire bats to survive, they must practice ________.
reciprocal altruism
The ability to guide by the sun in foraging is found in the
honey bees
Habitat change and human hunting in the 19th century has resulted in the extinction of the ________
passenger pigeons
Sailors over the centuries were intrumental in the extinction of a Mauritius Island bird, known as the __________.
dodo
The factors contributed to the Sixth mass Extinction are __________,______________,and _____________
habitat degradation, introduction of invasive species, and pollution.