Structures that have similar functions and superficially similar appearance but very different anatomy, such as the wings of insects and birds, are called _________. The similarities are due to similar environmental pressures rather than to common ancestry.

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    analogous structures
    homologous structures
    vestigial structures

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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analogous structures
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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