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Re: Convergent Evolution



>HI, I know this is not strictly a dinos question, but what is the
>correct term (if any) for organisms which superficially look
>alike/have similar habits but are not related (ie the results of
>convergent evolution).

The term you're thinking of is ANALOGY (example, birds are considered
analogous to bats).  Where HOMOLOGY deals with animals that are
closely related (example, bats are homologous to humans).

Rob

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