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CBSE - X - Biology - Heredity and Evolution

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 February 2011, 7:28 PM
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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 Expert 3rd February 2011, 8:42 AM

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