Notes on Animal Taxa - Classification sorting organismal...

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Classification: sorting organismal diversity into hierarchically structured groups (taxa) Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) from Patterson 1999, see also Raven 26.2 Classification: sorting organismal diversity into hierarchically structured groups (taxa) Taxonomic units: Example: ! Individuals You ! Populations Citizens of Detroit ! Species Homo sapiens ! Genus Homo ! Family Hominidae ! Order Primates ! Class Mammalia ! Phylum Chordata ! Kingdom Animalia ! Domain
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Unformatted text preview: Eukarya Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778) from Patterson 1999, see also Raven 26.2 Phylogenetic classification or cladistics: sorting organismal diversity into taxa based on genealogical relatedness from Patterson 1999, see also Raven 26.2 Understanding shared ancestry: the phylogenetic tree concept “The accompanying diagram will aid us in understanding this rather perplexing subject.” Darwin 1859...
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  • Spring '10
  • Kant
  • Evolution, Carl Linnaeus, hierarchically structured groups

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