Taxonomy Worksheet Basic and good - NAME Taxonomy Worksheet Chapter 15 1. 2 Define taxonomy 3 Who is known as the\"Father of Taxonomy 5 What does a

Taxonomy Worksheet Basic and good - NAME Taxonomy...

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NAME:______________________ Taxonomy Worksheet: Chapter 15 1. What is a species and how do new species develop?2. Define taxonomy.3. Who is known as the "Father of Taxonomy"? 5. What does a phylogenetic tree represent?6. Why are common names a problem for scientists?7. What is binomial nomenclature?8. What constitutes a "scientific name"? 9. List the rules for writing a scientific name.10. Write your first and last name. 11. If your name were a scientific name, which part would be the genus? 12. Which part would be the species identifier? 13. Now write your name as a scientific name.14. Number the major classification groups (taxa) in order from the most specific (1) to the least specific (7). ___class ___family ___genus ___kingdom ___order ___phylum ___species
NAME:______________________ Taxonomy Worksheet: Chapter 15 15. Create a mnemonic device for the different classification levels. For example:King Peter Came Over For Good Soup (you need to create your own)16. Describe a domain:17. What are the three domains? Give a brief description of each. a. b. c. Circle the scientific name that is LEAST like the other 2. 18. Canis familiaris Canis lupis Felis domesticus 19. Felis domesticus Mus domesticus Felis concolor 20. Acer rubrumAcer saccarumReseda odorataUse the following table to answer questions 21-24:KingdomAnimaliaAnimaliaAnimaliaAnimaliaPhylumChordataChordataChordataChordataClassMammaliaMammaliaMammaliaMammaliaOrderCetaceaCarnivoraCarnivoraCarnivoraFamilyMysticetiMustelidaeFelidaeFelidaeGenusBalaenoptoraMustelaFelisFelisSpeciesB. physalusM. furoF. domesticusF. rufusCommon NameBlue WhaleFerretDomestic catBobcat21. How does the table indicate that a cat is more closely related to a bobcat than a ferret?22. At what level does the relationship between a blue whale and a ferret separate?23. Which two animals are most closely related? Explain.24. What kind of animal is Balaenoptora borealis? How do you know?

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