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Classification powerpoint

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

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