Rona's Life Forms
On earth, all organisms belong to relatively disinct groups. Some of these include mollusks, insects and mammals.
Ronan animals can also be similarly grouped. However, unlike on earth Rona contains some animals have come from other planets.
There also appears to have been at least two separate origins of life that are unique to Rona.
Animal groups that are unique or originated on Rona.
Animal groups that were transplanted from earth or elsewhere.
Phylogeny for Ronan animals
Phylogenetic relationships between the various animal groups is shown below.
Selected synapomorphies are noted by red dots.
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Last Updated February 5th 2012.