5.5 Classification5.5.1 Outline the binomial system of nomenclature.• Also referred to as the ‘Scientific Name’ of an organism• Internationally recognized name for each species
5.5 ClassificationRules for binomial nomenclature:2. the first name is the genus name3. the genus name is capitalized4. the second name is the species name5. the species name is not capitalized6. italics are used if the name is printed7. the name is underlined if handwritten Homo sapiens, Panthera leo, etc.
5.5 Classification5.5.2: List seven levels in the hierarchy of taxa—kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and species—using an example from two different kingdoms for each level.
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5.5 Classification• 5.5.3: Distinguish between the following phyla of plants, using simple external recognition features: bryophyta, filicinophyta, coniferophyta and angiospermophyta.• 5.5.4: Distinguish between the following phyla of animals, using simple external recognition features: porifera, cnidaria, platyhelminthes, annelida, mollusca and arthropoda.
5.5 Classification5.5.5: Apply and design a key for a group of up to eight organisms. A dichotomous key should be used.