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List of evolutionary biology topics

This is a list of topics in evolutionary biology.

A

abiogenesisadaptationadaptive mutation - adaptive radiationalleleallele frequencyallopatric speciationaltruismanagenesisaposematismArchaeopteryxaquatic adaptationartificial selectionatavism

B

Henry Walter Batesbiological organisationBrassica oleraceabreed

C

Cambrian explosioncamouflagecatagenesis (biology)gene-centered view of evolutioncephalizationSergei ChetverikovChi square testchronobiologychronospeciescladecladisticsClimatic adaptationcoalescent theoryco-evolutionCo-operation (evolution)coefficient of relationshipcommon descentconvergent evolutioncreation-evolution controversycultivarcurrent research in evolutionary biologyconspecific song preference

D

Darwin (unit)Charles DarwinDarwinismDarwin's finchesRichard Dawkinsdirected mutagenesis - directional selectionTheodosius DobzhanskyDog breedingDomesticationDomestication of the horse

E

ecological geneticsecological selectionendosymbiosiserror threshold (evolution)evidence of common descentevolutionevolutionary arms raceevolutionary capacitanceevolution of cetaceansevolution of complexityevolution of the horseevolution of mammalian auditory ossiclesevolution of mammalsevolution of sexevolution of sireniansevolution of the eyeevolutionary developmental biologyevolutionary dynamicsevolutionary neuroscienceevolutionary psychologyevolutionary radiationevolutionarily stable strategyevolutionary treeevolvabilityexperimental evolutionexaptationextinction

F

Joe FelsensteinR.A. FisherFisher's reproductive valuefitnessfitness landscapeE.B. Fordfossil

G

Galápagos Islandsgenegene-centric view of evolutiongene duplicationgene flowgene poolgenetic driftgenetic hitchhikinggenetic recombinationgenetic variationgenotypegenotype-environment correlationgenotype-environment interactiongenotype-phenotype distinctionStephen Jay GouldgradualismPeter and Rosemary Grantgroup selection

H

J. B. S. HaldaneW. D. HamiltonHardy-Weinberg principleheredityhierarchy of lifehistory of evolutionary thoughthorizontal gene transferhuman evolutionhuman evolutionary geneticshomologous chromosomeshomology (biology)Julian Huxleyhuman vestigiality

I

inclusive fitnessinsect evolutionInvertebrate paleontology (a.k.a. invertebrate paleobiology or paleozoology)

K

kin selectionMotoo KimuraKaryotypeKoinophilia

L

Jean-Baptiste LamarckLamarckismlandraceLanguage -Last common ancestorLast universal ancestorRichard Lewontinlist of gene familiesList of human evolution fossilslife-history theoryWen-Hsiung Liliving fossilsCharles Lyell

M

macroevolutionmacromutationThe Major Transitions in EvolutionmaladaptationThe Malay Archipelagomass extinctionsmating systemsJohn Maynard SmithErnst MayrGregor MendelmemeticsMendelian inheritancemicroevolutionMicropaleontology (a.k.a. micropaleobiology) – Miller–Urey experimentmimicryMitochondrial Evemodern evolutionary synthesismolecular clockmolecular evolutionmolecular phylogenymolecular systematicsMonogamymosaic evolutionmost recent common ancestorHermann Joseph MullerMuller's ratchetmutationmutational meltdown

N

natural selection - natural genetic engineeringNature versus nurtureNeo-Darwinismneutral theory of molecular evolution – Baron Franz Nopcsa

O

Susumu OhnoAleksandr OparinOn The Origin of SpeciesOrigin of birdsorthologous genes

P

PaleoanthropologyPaleobiologyPaleobotanyPaleontologyPaleozoology – Paleozoology: Vertebrates – Paleozoology: Invertebratesparallel evolutionparaphyleticparticulate inheritancepeppered mothpeppered moth evolutionperipatric speciationphenotypephylogeneticsphylogenyphylogenetic treepikaiaPlant evolutionpolymorphism (biology)populationPopulation bottleneckpopulation dynamicspopulation geneticspreadaptationprehistoric archaeologyPrinciples of GeologyGeorge R. PricePrice equationpunctuated equilibriumPlant Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Q

quasispecies model

R

race (biology)Red Queenrecapitulation theoryrecombinationBernhard Rensch

S

selectionselective breedingSelfish genesexual selectionsignalling theorysociobiologyspeciesspeciationspecies flocksperm competitionstabilizing selectionstrain (biology)subspeciessurvival of the fittestsymbiogenesissystematicsGeorge Gaylord SimpsonG. Ledyard Stebbins

T

Tiktaaliktimeline of evolutionTrait (biological)transgressive phenotypetransitional fossiltransposonTriangle of U

U

Uniformitarianism (science)Unit of selection

V

variety (botany)Vertebrate paleontology (a.k.a. vertebrate paleobiology or paleozoology) – viral evolutionThe Voyage of the Beaglevestigiality

W

Alfred Russel WallaceWallace effectWallace LineWallaceaGeorge C. WilliamsEdward O. WilsonSewall Wright

Y

Y-chromosomal AdamY-DNA haplogroups by ethnic groups

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