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Index of Evolutionary Biology Articles
Charles Darwin founded modern evolutionary biology with his 1859 book, The Origin of Species.

This is a list of topics in evolutionary biology.

A

abiogenesis - adaptation - adaptive mutation - adaptive radiation - allele - allele frequency - allochronic speciation - allopatric speciation - altruism - anagenesis - anti-predator adaptation - applications of evolution - aposematism - Archaeopteryx - aquatic adaptation - artificial selection - atavism

B

Henry Walter Bates - biological organisation - Brassica oleracea - breed

C

Cambrian explosion - camouflage - Sean B. Carroll - catagenesis - gene-centered view of evolution - cephalization - Sergei Chetverikov - chronobiology - chronospecies - clade - cladistics - climatic adaptation - coalescent theory - co-evolution - co-operation - coefficient of relationship - common descent - convergent evolution - creation-evolution controversy - cultivar - conspecific song preference

D

Darwin (unit) - Charles Darwin - Darwinism - Darwin's finches - Richard Dawkins - directed mutagenesis - Directed evolution - directional selection - Theodosius Dobzhansky - dog breeding - domestication - domestication of the horse

E

E. coli long-term evolution experiment - ecological genetics - ecological selection - ecological speciation - Endless Forms Most Beautiful - endosymbiosis - error threshold (evolution) - evidence of common descent - evolution - evolutionary arms race - evolutionary capacitance

Evolution: of ageing - of the brain - of cetaceans - of complexity - of dinosaurs - of the eye - of fish - of the horse - of insects - of human intelligence - of mammalian auditory ossicles - of mammals - of monogamy - of sex - of sirenians - of tetrapods - of the wolf

evolutionary developmental biology - evolutionary dynamics - evolutionary game theory - evolutionary history of life - evolutionary history of plants - evolutionary medicine - evolutionary neuroscience - evolutionary psychology - evolutionary radiation - evolutionarily stable strategy - evolutionary taxonomy - evolutionary tree - evolvability - experimental evolution - exaptation - extinction

F

Joe Felsenstein - R.A. Fisher - Fisher's reproductive value - fitness - fitness landscape - E.B. Ford - fossil

G

Galápagos Islands - gene - gene-centric view of evolution - gene duplication - gene flow - gene pool - genetic drift - genetic hitchhiking - genetic recombination - genetic variation - genotype - genotype-environment correlation - genotype-environment interaction - genotype-phenotype distinction - Stephen Jay Gould - gradualism - Peter and Rosemary Grant - group selection

H

J. B. S. Haldane - W. D. Hamilton - Hardy-Weinberg principle - heredity - hierarchy of life - history of evolutionary thought - history of speciation - homologous chromosomes - homology (biology) - horizontal gene transfer - human evolution - human evolutionary genetics - human vestigiality - Julian Huxley - Thomas Henry Huxley

I

inclusive fitness - insect evolution - Invertebrate paleontology (a.k.a. invertebrate paleobiology or paleozoology)

K

karyotype -- kin selection - Motoo Kimura - koinophilia

L

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck - Lamarckism - landrace - language - last universal common ancestor - level of support for evolution - Richard Lewontin - list of gene families - list of human evolution fossils - life-history theory - Wen-Hsiung Li - living fossils - Charles Lyell

M

macroevolution - macromutation - The Major Transitions in Evolution - maladaptation - The Malay Archipelago - mass extinctions - mating systems - John Maynard Smith - Ernst Mayr - Gregor Mendel - memetics - Mendelian inheritance - Mesozoic-Cenozoic radiation - microevolution - micropaleontology (a.k.a. micropaleobiology) - Miller-Urey experiment - mimicry - Mitochondrial Eve - modern evolutionary synthesis - molecular clock - molecular evolution - molecular phylogeny - molecular systematics - mosaic evolution - most recent common ancestor - Hermann Joseph Muller - Muller's ratchet - mutation - mutational meltdown

N

natural selection - natural genetic engineering - nature versus nurture - Neo-Darwinism - neutral theory of molecular evolution - Baron Franz Nopcsa - "Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution"

O

Susumu Ohno - Aleksandr Oparin - On The Origin of Species - Ordovician radiation - origin of birds - origin of language - orthologous genes

P

paleoanthropology - paleobiology - paleobotany - paleontology - paleozoology (of vertebrates - of invertebrates) - parallel evolution - paraphyletic - particulate inheritance - peppered moth - peppered moth evolution - peripatric speciation - phenotype - phylogenetics - phylogeny - phylogenetic tree - Pikaia - Plant evolution - polymorphism (biology) - population - population bottleneck - population dynamics - population genetics - preadaptation - prehistoric archaeology - Principles of Geology - George R. Price - Price equation - punctuated equilibrium

Q

quantum evolution - quasispecies model

R

race (biology) - Red Queen hypothesis - recapitulation theory - recent African origin of modern humans - recombination - Bernhard Rensch - reinforcement (speciation) - reproductive coevolution in Ficus - r/K selection theory

S

selection - selective breeding - selfish DNA - The Selfish Gene - sexual selection - signalling theory - sociobiology - social effects of evolutionary theory - species - speciation - species flock - sperm competition - stabilizing selection - strain (biology) - subspecies - survival of the fittest - symbiogenesis - systematics - George Gaylord Simpson - G. Ledyard Stebbins

T

Tiktaalik - timeline of evolution - trait (biological) - transgressive phenotype - transitional fossil - transposon - tree of life - Triangle of U

U

unit of selection

V

variety (botany) - vertebrate paleontology (a.k.a. vertebrate paleobiology or paleozoology) - viral evolution - The Voyage of the Beagle - vestigiality

W

Alfred Russel Wallace - Wallace effect - Wallace Line - Wallacea - George C. Williams (biologist) - Edward O. Wilson - Sewall Wright

Y

Y-chromosomal Adam - Y-DNA haplogroups by ethnic groups

See also


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