Ch. 10 Primate Classification
Terms in this set (10)
a common name
Classifying an animal as a "pit bull terrier" is an example of:
Which early scientist developed the system of classification that we use today?
The scientific name for the orangutan is Pongo pygmaeus. Pongo is the:
Which scientific name for the ring-tailed lemur is presented correctly?
The science of classifying and naming organisms is called:
Traits that are similar to each other due to common adaptation, but not common descent, are called:
Which of the following primates is more likely to be nocturnal?
New World monkey
Which of the following primates has a platyrrhine nose?
T/F: Old World monkeys sometimes have a prehensile tail.
T/F: All New World monkeys are arboreal, but Old World monkeys show a combination of arboreality and terrestriality.
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