New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here


by: Megan Foy

Speciation/Biodiversity BIO 102

Marketplace > Washington State University > BIO 102 > Speciation Biodiversity
Megan Foy
GPA 3.57
General Biology
Dr. Storfer

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Full lecture covering all of speciation and biodiversity. Including 'Organisms of the Day".
General Biology
Dr. Storfer
75 ?




Popular in General Biology

Popular in Department

This 3 page Bundle was uploaded by Megan Foy on Friday February 13, 2015. The Bundle belongs to BIO 102 at Washington State University taught by Dr. Storfer in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 24 views.


Reviews for Speciation/Biodiversity


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 02/13/15
Speciation bio diversity Wednesday February 112015 1017 AM February 11 2015 Organism ofthe day Pistol shrimp bubble bullet 60mph 2types o Allopatricmostcommon 39 Geographic separation 39 No longer interbreed o Sympatric 39 n same area 39 Common in plants 0 How fast is speciation o Gradualist slow gradual change vs punctuated equilibrium long periods of stasis followed by rapid speciation 0 Darwin thoughtgradualist o BUT fossil records show 39 Mass extinctions followed by rapid in geological time radiations 39 New species often appear more abruptly that gradualists predict 0 Do species always evolve 39 Not necessarily III Stable environment natural selection may not change drastically through time Example coelacanth fish BIODIVERSITY Numberofspecies in a given area aka species richness 2 million described predicted 520 million total 0 Why so many species 0 Rise in oxygen levels due to increase in tree populations 39 Aerobic and anaerobic respiration 0 Plate tectonics generated lots of geographic separation and allopatric speciation occurs 39 Case studyAustralia III 65 mill yearrs island separation III Many endemic species 0 Climate fluctuation 39 Glacier advances and recessions ADAPTIVE RADIATION evolution of ecological and phenotypic diversity within a rapidly multiplying lineage February 13 2014 Organism ofthe Day Jesus Christ Lizard basalisk walks on water due to light weight and flat feet 5fps Finishing diversity lecture Animal classification 0 Eukaryotic o Multicellular o Heterotrophic 39 Obtain nutrients from eating 0 95 invertebrates Why so much animal diversity 0 quotCambrian explosionquot 545 MYA 39 Radiation of most modern animal phyla Why an explosion o Hypothesis 1 complex predatorprey relationships 39 Lead to adaptations forfeeding and protection III Arms race 0 2 evolution of genes that control form 39 Ex Mouse and fly share same development genes III Insert mouse genes for eye in fly get functional fly eye 39 Homeobox hox similar genes that are conserved


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

75 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Kyle Maynard Purdue

"When you're taking detailed notes and trying to help everyone else out in the class, it really helps you learn and understand the I made $280 on my first study guide!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.