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School: Colorado State University
Department: Biology
Course: Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants
Professor: Jennifer Dewey
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Biology
Name: Life 103 Exam 3 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers what will be on exam 3, including animal diversity and evolution, vertebrates and invertebrates, mammals and metabolic trade offs, and homeostasis and thermoregulation of animals.
Uploaded: 04/09/2016
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background image Exam 3 Study Guide 1. What is a taxon?
2. What is a monophyletic group?
3. Nearly all animals evolved during which time period?
4. List the characteristics of animals.
5. What unicellular sister group did animals evolve from?
6. Describe the differences between protostome and deuterostome development.
7. All animals are known as what?
8. What is the defining characteristic of eumetazoans?
9. The most diverse animal phyla have                 .
10. Bilateral symmetry evolved around the same time as                 .
11. Name the 3 major clades of bilateria and describe each one.
12. What are the “big 9” animal phyla (also name the organisms in each one)?
13. Describe the body plan of mollusks.
14. What is a common characteristic of all members of the clade ecdysozoa?
15. Nearly half of all animal species are                 .
16. The clade lophotrochozoa comes from what 2 major groups?
17. What are chaetae?
18. About 70% of all animals are                .
19. Describe the body plan of arthropods.
20. What is the only animal phyla that does not have true tissues?
21.                  is the smallest and least diverse group of bilateria.
22. List the characteristics of chordates.
23.                  are the most diverse vertebrates.
24. What 3 classes make up the tetrapods?
25. What are the evolutionary adaptations of vertebrates? List them in order of when 
they evolved. 26. Over half of all mammals are                 .
27.  Pharyngeal slits eventually develop into what body part(s)?
28.  Compared to amphibians, amniotes have reduced reliance on what?
29. True or false: birds are reptiles.
30. Name the 3 main groups of mammals and describe each one.
31. List the characteristics of mammals.
32. What is homeothermy?
33. Describe some trends in mammals. 
34. What are some ways mammals make up for metabolically expensive adaptations?
35. True or false: body form and function is only reflected at the cellular level.
36. Describe the difference between endothermy and ectothermy.
37. The 3 embryonic tissue layers give rise to what 4 kinds of tissues?
38. What 2 principles influence form and function in organ systems?
39. Which animal would eat more per unit body mass, a rabbit or a horse? Why?
40. What are 3 ways surface area can be increased?
41. Describe the difference between conformers and regulators.
42. Why is homeostasis important?
background image 43. What is acclimatization? 
44. How is homeostasis maintained?
45. What is the mechanism responsible for homeostasis and what does it do?
46. Why is positive feedback not used to maintain homeostasis?
47. What are 4 ways heat exchange can occur (describe each one)?
48. Heat always flows from                  to                  heat.
49. What are some circulatory adaptations for thermoregulation (describe each one)?
50. What are some methods animals use to conserve energy (describe each one)?

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School: Colorado State University
Department: Biology
Course: Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants
Professor: Jennifer Dewey
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Biology
Name: Life 103 Exam 3 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers what will be on exam 3, including animal diversity and evolution, vertebrates and invertebrates, mammals and metabolic trade offs, and homeostasis and thermoregulation of animals.
Uploaded: 04/09/2016
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