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Electronic Supplemental Material Table 1: Examples of constitutively expressed novel traits of macroevolutionary
 

Summary: Electronic Supplemental Material
Table 1: Examples of constitutively expressed novel traits of macroevolutionary
significance that also occur as environmentally-dependent alternatives in closely related
lineages. Examples are sorted by broad taxonomic grouping..
Organism Ancestral taxa/taxon
with conditional
phenotype
Derived taxa/taxon
with constitutive
phenotype
Novel Phenotype Inducing Agent Refs.
Insect
Southern populations of
Wyeomyia smithii (pitcher
plant mosquito)
Northern populations of
Wyeomyia smithii
Constitutive egg
production
Periods of ample larval

  

Source: Abouheif, Ehab - Department of Biology, McGill University

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology