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  • n. Plural form of eukaryote.

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Examples

  • We've heard your line, it's not what biologists are saying, and that point in time is irrelevant to the structure of clades from eukarya on up.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Upwards from it we have vertical lines going through eukarya (1), metazoa (2), and finally chordata (3).

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • My depiction of eukarya in the new graph begins with the old (2), the Darwinian threshold.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • We've heard multiple times that ancestral lines of eukarya do not lead to a single ancestral cell.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • The rest of the eukarya line gave rise to descendants who died out.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • If the exercise will amount to going back to the Darwinian threshold and repeating that eukarya arose many times independently, spare the effort.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • You want to picture multiple independent eukarya crossing the Darwinian threshold, but they are strongly related through HGT.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • That would mean that different metazoa came from different eukarya.

    A Disclaimer for Behe?

  • Actually, what you have is an on-going debate about the origin of eukarya.

    Another Big Example of Reductive Evolution?

  • The three domains of life, bacteria, archaea and eukarya are present in the marine environment.

    Marine biodiversity

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