can the wing of a butterfly and the wing of a bat be considered homologous organs. why or why not (2 marks)

Asked by ashakumar | 1st Feb, 2011, 07:28: PM

Expert Answer:

Dear student,
No. This is because they are not similar in their basic structural plan and have not arisen from a common ancestor. They are analogous organs, since they are only externally similar and perform similar function.
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Answered by  | 3rd Feb, 2011, 08:42: AM

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