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DNA Comparison Cladogram

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DNA sequencing is performed on an exoskeleton protein gene in five species of insects. The percentages of base pairs that are the same between species are displayed in the chart.

A B C D E
A 100 -- -- -- --
B 90 100 -- -- --
C 89 99 100 -- --
D 92 95 96 100 --
E 98 88 89 93 100

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Which of the following cladograms BEST fits the data?

A

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B

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C

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D

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