Macroevolution 2018: Class 12, Extinction 2

Learning objectives

  • Understand about phylogenetic diversity as a conservation metric
  • Be able to understand how estimates of conservation risk can take into account relatedness
  • Use phylogeny to predict extinction risk

Also, cool breaking news: solid evidence that a member  of the Ediacaran biota was an animal: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6408/1198 (Sept 21, 2018)

 

UTKEEB464_Lecture12_Extinction2_2018.pptx

UTKEEB464_Lecture12_Extinction2_2018.pdf