Biology 111

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Biology 111
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2010-09-23 17:25:47
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Taxonomy and systematics
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  1. taxon (taxa =pluraL)
    a unit of classification used in taxonomy
  2. taxonomy
    (taxis, "order' and nomos 'law") science of naming and classifying organisms
  3. species
    Any group of closely related organisms that can produce fertile organisms
  4. Population
    members of the same species that are isolated geographically
  5. clines
    variations or gradations that were developed in populations of the same species, but in different places.
  6. kingdom monera
    all prokaryotic organisms
  7. kingdom protista
    • eukaryotic,
    • single called or simple
    • multicellular organisms.
  8. kingdom fungi
    • eukaryotic
    • uni-multi cellular
    • heterotrophic
    • food
    • absorbers-
  9. human
    • domain = eukarya
    • kingdom = animalia
    • phylum= chordata
    • subphylum = vertebrata
    • class = mammalia
    • order= primate
    • family = hominidae
    • genus= homo
    • species= homosapiens
    • subspecies= sapiens
  10. kingdom plantae
    • eukaryotic
    • multicellular
    • autotrophic
    • photosynthesizers
  11. kingdom animalia
    • eukaryotic
    • multicellular
    • heterotrophic consumers

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