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  • 1. Classification Systems
  • 2. Taxa
    • Taxa = levels of organization
    • Organized most general to most specific
    • Kingdom
    • Phylum
    • Class
    • Order
    • Family
    • Genus
    • Species
  • 3. More ways to classify:
    • Classify by variety (slightly different versions)
    • Phylogeny (evolutionary history)
    • Morphology (structures)
    • Patterns of development
    • Chromosomes
    • Cladograms
  • 4. Six Kingdom system:
    • Archaebacteria
    • Eubacteria
    • Protista
    • Fungi
    • Plantae
    • Animalia
  • 5. Linnaeus’s System
    • “ Binomial System of Nomenclature”
    • This means “a system of two names”
    • First word is the Genus
    • Second word is the species
    • Only the first letter of the Genus is capitalized, everything else is lowercase
    • Name is in Latin
    • Name is italicized
    • Example: Homo sapiens