Study Guide - Phylogeny

Study Guide - Phylogeny - 1700’s 2 Name the eight levels...

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Study Guide – Phylogeny After attending the lecture and reading Chapter 26 you should be able to define and appropriately use the following terms: Taxonomy Binomial Phylogeny Systematics Cladistics Monophyletic Paraphyletic Polyphyletic Prokaryote Eukaryote Archaea Eubacteria Endosymbiosis genera species family order class phylum kingdoms ancestral derived cladogram clade Animalia Plantae Fungi domains viruses After attending the lecture and doing the assigned reading you should be able explain the following concepts and use this information to solve problems: 1. Explain how one names an animal in the binomial system devised by Carolus Linnaeus in the
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Unformatted text preview: 1700’s. 2. Name the eight levels of taxonomic hierarchy and put them in the proper order. 3. Construct a cladogram based on defined characteristics. 4. Describe taxonomic hierarchy, the three domain system and the six-kingdom classification system. 5. Name the four kingdoms within the Eukarya. 6. What are archaea and eubacteria? Which is most closely related to the eukaryotes? 7. Explain the term molecular clock. 8. Understand the present day hierarchical scheme is subjective and subject to changes with ongoing evidence....
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