Taxonomy

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  1. Define taxonomy.
    science of classifying living things
  2. What is the organization of taxonomy?
    • kingdom
    • phylum
    • class
    • order
    • family
    • genus
    • species
  3. What are the 6 kingdoms?
    • eubacteria
    • archaebacteria
    • protista
    • fungi
    • plantae
    • animalia
  4. What does kingdom animalia include?
    includes sponges to man
  5. What is the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates?
    • vertebrates: ¬†have a backbone
    • invertebrates: ¬†do not have a backbone
  6. What is part of vertebrata?
    • mammalia
    • aves
    • reptilia
    • amphibia
    • chondricthyes
    • osteichtyes
  7. What are the orders in the class mammalia?
    • artiodactyla
    • perissodactyla
    • carnivora
    • rodentia
    • primates
  8. How many different species are there in the class mammalia?
    4500
  9. What are the different families in the order artiodactyla?
    • bovidae
    • ovidae
    • capridae
    • suidae
  10. What are the other families?
    • equidae
    • canidae
    • felidae
    • mustelidae
    • muridae
  11. What are the different genera?
    • bos
    • equus
    • ovis
    • capra
    • sus
    • canis
    • felis
    • mus
    • rattus
  12. How many different species are in the class aves?
    8700
  13. What do families end in?
    -idae
  14. What do orders end in?
    -iformes

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