BIOL 101Study Guide: Quiz 8Quiz Preparation TasksYour Answers and Notes14An Infinity of Diversity14.1The Challenge of Classifying Life’s DiversityA problem that frustrates attempts to organize the entire living world for study: We don’t know how many separate _species_ of life forms exist on this planet.A problem that frustrates attempts to organize the entire living world for study: Organisms are too complex_. Their many, overlapping characteristics often place them into more than one taxonomic group.A problem that frustrates attempts to organize the entire living world for study: The need of evolutionists to bring the entire diversity of living thingsback into, ultimately _one_ _group_.14.2Classification: Engaging the ChallengeIn the discipline of _taxonomy_, we seek to scientifically name each variety of life-form we find and relate it to other similar species.
What criteria are used for collecting species of organisms into a Genus?
When we create a scientific name for a newly discovered species, we use _Latin_ root words, and name the organism for its primary ___________ distinguishing features_.Be able to properly write the scientific name for human beings according tothe rules for naming species.
List these four taxonomic levels in their correct order from the smallest to the most inclusive: Family, Genus, Order, species.Species, genus, family, order(Species, genus, order, family)List these five taxonomic levels in their correct order from the smallest grouping to the most inclusive: Class, Family, Kingdom, Order, Phylum.Family, order, class, phylum, kingdom14.3Characteristics Used in ClassificationList and describe seven basic characteristics used to classify living things. Table 14.1Which one of the following is not included among the seven basic characteristics used to classify living things?(it is not one anterior flagellum vs. no flageullum)Photosynthesis – ability to generate carnohydrateMulticellularity – number of cells per organismNucleus – membrane bondFlagellae – Mitochondria – lack ofAmoeboid movement – can it flow places.Gene sequences – Page 1 of 4