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systematics
scientific study of the diversity of organisms and their evolutionary relationships
taxonomy
science of naming, describing, and classifying organisms
Carolus Linnaeus
"father of classification"
Binomial system of nomenclature
each species has a 2 part name.
1st part: genus
2nd part: specific epithet
hierarchy
range of taxonomic catergories
KPCOFGS
KPCOFGS
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species
or
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6 Kingdoms?
Eubacteria
Archaebacteria
Protista
Fungi
Plantae
Animalia
Kingdom Eubacteria
Prokaryotic
cell walls of peptidoglycan
Kingdom Archaebacteria
Prokaryotic
lack cell walla
live in extreme environments
Kingdom Protista
Eukaryotic
unicellular
Kingdom Fungi
Eukaryotic
multi-cellular
absorbers (digest food externally)
Kingdom Plantae
Eukaryotic
muti-cellular
photosynthesizer (manufacture their own food)
Kingdom Animalia
Eukaryotic
multi-cellular
ingestors (digest their own food internally)
3 domains?
Eubacteria
Archaea
Eukarya
Phylogeny
evolutionary history of a group of organisms from a common ancestor