What happens if scientists discover that two modern-day species have a common ancestor where their phylogenetic branche

What happens if scientists discover that two modern-day species have a common ancestor where their phylogenetic branches meet, and they find a fossil that represents that ancestor?nothing, because you can’t modify phylogenetic treefossils aren’t represented on the phylogenetic treeyou make another phylogenetic tree just for that fossilthe scientists will put that fossil at the branching point

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