practice of classifying plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships
Classification system in which each species is assigned a two-part scientific name
animal or plant group having natural relations
(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
primary social group
(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
a general kind of something
a basic group of natural objects
(biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
Method of grouping organisms together according to their evolutionary history
Characteristic that appears in recent parts of a lineage, but not in its older members
a tree diagram used to illustrate phylogenetic relationships
Model that uses DNA comparisons to estimate the length of time that two species have been evolving independently
a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
(microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission
a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
Domain of unicellular prokaryotes that have cell walls that do not contain peptidoglycan
considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
Domain of all organisms whose cells have nuclei, including protists, plants, fungi, and animals
eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae
(pun) the one who buys the drinks
the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
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