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Convergent evolution is the independent evolution of similar features in species of different lineages. Convergent evolution creates analogous structures that have similar form or ... In morphology, analogous traits arise when different species live in similar ways and/or a similar environment, and so face the same ...


Analogous Traits. Different species of living organisms often have similar physical features. These features are sometimes used for classification. Classifications ...


Nov 10, 2016 ... Functionally similar features arising through convergent evolution are termed analogous, in contrast to homologous structures or traits, which ...


Similar traits can be either homologous or analogous. Homologous structures share a similar embryonic origin; analogous organs have a similar function.


Apr 17, 2015 ... Another example of an analogous trait is fins. Animals such as penguins and fish both have fin-like structures to help them navigate through ...


Bird and bat wings are analogous — that is, they have separate evolutionary origins, but are superficially similar because they have both experienced natural  ...


Mar 4, 2011 ... Analogous structures are similar or resembling in certain respects, e.g. in ... is wings of a butterfly and wings of a hummingbird are analogous.


Sep 24, 2016 ... In evolutionary biology, the term analogous structures pertain to the various structures in different species having the same function but have ...


Jul 5, 2014 ... Posts about Analogous Traits written by Christopher Eppig, Ph.D.

May 16, 2011 ... Part 1 of a series on the topic of evolution. In this video I will be talking about homologous and analogous traits.