NATS104 Week 04 Review - Natural Sciences 104: Human...

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Natural Sciences 104: Human Variation in the Modern World List the classification categories to which humans belong: Kingdom ?, Phylum ?, Subphylum ?, Class ?, Order ?, Infraorder (or Suborder) ?, Superfamily ?, Family ?, Genus ?, Species ?. Kingdom-Animalia Phylum-Chordata Class-Mammalia Order-Primate Genus-Homonidae Family-Homo Species-Sapiens Describe 2-3 specific traits that are distinctive to Chordates. 1. Notochord, or stiffened cartilage rod 2. Dorsal nerve cord 3. Broncial arches =>These traits must appear at some time during development, not all adult chordates have them Describe 2-3 specific traits that are distinctive to Vertebrates. 1. Bony vertebral column replaces the notochord 2. Distinct head with skull 3. Brain Describe 2-3 specific traits that are distinctive to Mammals. 1. Mammary glands 2. Viviparity: give birth to live young 3. Hair 4. 3 inner ear bones Answer the question, what makes a primate? List traits specific to primates and be able to describe.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course DEPARTMENT FIN 4320 taught by Professor Sherwoodbishop during the Spring '08 term at Southwestern.

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NATS104 Week 04 Review - Natural Sciences 104: Human...

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