Kingdom, Phyllum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
What are the 7 taxa listed in order from most general to most specific?
What is the scientific system of naming each species of organism?
What is the first part of the Binomial Nomenclature called?
It was the official scientific language at the time
Why was Latin used?
Common names vary from place to place
Why aren't common names good enough?
Who came up with the way we classify and name organisms today?
What is putting things into groups according to their characteristics?
What is a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin?
What is a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior?
What is a group of one or more organisms, which a taxonomist adjudges to be a unit?
What is the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms?
What is a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships?
They use dna and rna to pass on information
What do all organisms have in common?
The organisms share a common ancestor
What does the presence of similar genes in very dissimilar organisms imply?
Plants, Animals, Protists, Fungi, Archaebacteria, Eubacteria
What are the 6 kingdoms?
3 domain system
What is a biological classification that divides cellular life forms?
Archaea, bacteria, eukaryote
What are the 3 domains in the 3 domain system?