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Chapter 8 section 2
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relating to the passing down of traits from parents to its offspirng
the two-word naming system that Linnaeus used to name organisms
the first word of a scientific name identifying an organisms group of similar species
the evolutinary history of an organisms, how the organism changed over time.
boarder groups preceding species
I developed the first widely accepted method of classification.
fossils hereditary development
__________, ___________, and early stages of ________________are how modern scientist classify organisms
the smallest group of the classification system
the largest group of the classification system
includes descriptions and illustrations of organisms and of their habitat
detailed list of identifying characteristics that includes scientific names.
To see what group that animal is in and to learn about that animals future
the purpose of classification is...
They help avoid mistakes, organisms with similar evolutionary history are classified together, scientific names give descriptive information about species, they allow information about an organism to be organised easily and effectively.
why are scientific names important? Give four functions...
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