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biodiversity

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Macroevolution includes
the origin of evolutionary novelty
the origin of new species
explosive diversification following some evolutionary breakthrough
mass extinctions
Biological species consist of groups of
populations
On what basis are populations assigned to the same biological species?
being able to interbreed and produce fertile offspring
The biological species concept cannot be applied to
bacteria that only reproduce asexually
is the study of the evolutionary relationships of organisms, past and present.
Systematics
The science of naming, identifying, and classifying organisms is called
taxonomy
Which of the following is a species name?
sapiens
Which of the following taxonomic levels is most inclusive?
class
Of the following taxonomic levels, species found within the same ______ are the most closely related.
family
Which one of the following is the only domain that contains eukaryotes?
Eukarya