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(32) scientific name
a two-word term for aliving thing, based on its classification
(32) species
a group os fimilar organisms in a genus that can reproduce more of their own kind
(31) Which parts of a plant cell are not found in an animal cell?
cell wall, cholorplasts
The scientific name for the bobcat is Lynx rufus and for the lynx is Lynx canadensis. How do their names indicate that they are related? How are they different?
The scientific names show that both animals belong to the same genus, Lynx. They are different because they are different species.
Euglena is a one-celled organism that moves on its own and has chloroplasts. Why would it have been difficult to classify in Aristotle's time?
It has both plant and animal traits.
What organisms belong to the species called Canis familiaris?
What organisms belong to teh genus Canis?
dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals
What organisms belong to the family Canidae?
carnivores with course fur, long limbs, claws that to do not retract, and rounded pupils
(31) Is mitosis occurring inside you right now? Explain your answer.
Answers vary, but should reflect the undersatnding that some cells are always growing.
(31) What changes in chromosome number take place during sexual reporduction?
When a sperm and egg join, the resulting cell has the same number of chromosomes as teh cells in the parent organisms.
(31) During mitosis, what happens during anaphase?
Chromosome paris split apart and begin to move towards opposite sides of the cell.