Practice Lab Exam

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
2:53 PM

BIOLOGY 4630 -- MAMMALOGY
SAMPLE LAB EXAM -- 23 March 2011
Student name _______________________________________ Student no. ______________________
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1. A. Name the labeled structures on the photograph of skin histology.
1 ______________________________________________________________________________
2 ______________________________________________________________________________
3 ______________________________________________________________________________
4 ______________________________________________________________________________

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B-1. Common name of this Provincial species _____________________________________________
B-2. Describe colour pattern on a single dorsal hair (1 word) _________________________________
2. A-1.This is the hair of an albino lab rabbit. Draw the hair, and label hair structures that you see.

B-2. Is the hair pigmented? ____________________

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3. A. Common name of this Provincial species______________________________________________
B. Name four integumentary adaptations for aquatic life.
1 _________________________________________________________________________________
2 _________________________________________________________________________________
3 _________________________________________________________________________________
4 _________________________________________________________________________________

4. A. Common name of this specimen_____________________________________________________

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B. What are the marked structures composed of?
1 ___________________________________

C. Is anterior to the right

or to the left

5. A. Scientific name of this specimen:
Genus__________________________

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Species__________________________________________

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B. Name three types of vibrissae visible on the specimen.
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2 _________________________________________________________________________________
3 _________________________________________________________________________________

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6. A. Name the structures and indicate which family they occur in.
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Structure
Family
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2 ___________________________________
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3 ___________________________________
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7. A. Family name of this Provincial species ________________________________________________
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7. A. Family name of this Provincial species ________________________________________________
B. Name three integumentary adaptations for arboreality and volant locomotion.
1 ________________________________________________________________________________
2 ________________________________________________________________________________
3 ________________________________________________________________________________

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A. Order name _____________________________________________________________________
B. Name the three main cusps on the last upper molar.
1 ___________________________________
3 ___________________________________

2 ____________________________________

C. What term describes this kind of molar? _______________________________________________

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What is the dental formula of this specimen?

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What is the dental formula of this specimen?

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What is the dental formula of this specimen?

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What is the dental formula of this specimen?

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What is the dental formula of this specimen?

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Check all terms that apply to the dentition.
bunodont ___
selenodont ___
heterodont ___
brachyodont___

hypsodont ___
homodont ___

Check all terms that apply to the dentition.
bunodont ___
selenodont ___
lophodont ___
creodont ___

brachyodont ___
carnassial ___

Check all terms that apply to the dentition.
bunodont ___
selenodont ___
lophodont ___
creodont ___

brachyodont ___
carnassial ___

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Name the marked structures.

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Name the marked structures.

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Name the marked structures.

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19. Label all of the following:

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21. What are the common names of these Newfoundland specimens? Native (“X”)?
Name?
1 ______________________________________________________
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2 _______________________________________________________
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3_______________________________________________________
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What are the common names of these Newfoundland specimens? Native (“X”)?
Name?
Native?
1 ______________________________________________________
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2 _______________________________________________________
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3_______________________________________________________
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What are the common names of these Labrador specimens? Native (“X”)?
Name?
Native?
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2 _______________________________________________________
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3_______________________________________________________
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You find this bone on an Arctic Ocean beach. What is the species’ common name?
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You find this bone on an ocean beach. What taxon does it represent?
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