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What is a genus?
Unit of classification
What is a taxonomy?
The science of naming and classifying organisms
What is a scientifc name?
Unique two word name for a species
What are the seven levels?
Species
Genera
Families
Orders
Classes
Phyla
Kingdoms
Who came up with the biological species concept?
A defintion of species first stated in 1942 by the biologist Ernst Mayr of Harvard Univeristy
What is the biological species concept?
A biological species is a group of actually or potentially interbreeding natural populations that are reproductively isolated from other such groups
What are hybrids?
Individauls of different species interbreed and produce offspring
WHat is the convergent evolution?
Organisms evolve similar features independently often because the live in similar habitats
What are analogous chracters?
Similar features that evolved through convergent evolution