There is a genetic component to moth coloration. When trees are covered with soot, dark colored moths are less likely to be eaten by birds than lighter colored moths. The result is an increase in the number of dark colored moths through time. What is the general term for the process?
Answer Natural selection
Natural selection is the result of individuals with certain genetic variants having greater reporductive success in a particular envrionment than other individuals.
Asked by Eugene Fenster · Last updated 1 year ago · 5.7K views