Use the Figure to Answer the Question

Question 53
Multiple Choice

Use the figure to answer the question. img Which of the following statements is supported by the phylogeny in the figure? A) Deuterostoma are more evolutionarily advanced than Porifera. B) Traits, once they evolve, are retained in later-evolving taxonomic groups. C) Animals show no evidence of convergent evolution in their traits. D) Animals with extremely different adult forms can be relatively closely related.