Discipline of classifying organisms and assigning each organism a universally accepted name.
A classification system in which each species is assigned a two-part scientific name.
A group of closely related species, and first part of the scientific name in binominal nomenclature.
Group or level of organization into which organisms are classified.
A group of genera that share many characteristics
A group of similar families
A group of similar oredrs
A group of closely classes
A large taxonomic group, consisting of closely related phlya
The study of evolutionary relationships among organisms
Method of grouping organisms togethere according to their evolutionary history.
A characteristic that appears in recent parts of a lineage, but not in its older members.
A diagram that shows the evolutionary relationshios among a group of organisms.
Most incusive tax
Kingdom of unicellular prokaryotes whose cell walls are made up of peptidoglycan
Kingdom composed of heterotrophs; many obtain energy and nutrients from dead organic matter.