MyChapter18 - 17:02 Biology 1002 Chapter 18 Systematics...

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17:02 Biology 1002 Chapter 18-  Systematics: Seeking Order Amidst Diversity   (AKA:taxonomy) - Taxonomy is the branch of biology concerned with naming and classifying the  diverse form of life on our planet. People are called homo sapiens   o homo is the genus  o sapiens is the species o It is to be italicized or underlined o First name is capitalized o Species name ocellatus o Genus is Sciaenops - Agra is genus sasquatch is species (it has big feet Agra sasquatch)  - Agra phobia and Agra vation genus names - Pictures of animals and the homo and genus names -Taxonomy is the branch of biology concerned with naming and classifying the  diverse forms of life on our planet There are many ways that things may be grouped: Example: Plants verses animals o One of the early classifications placed the animals in one group and the  plants in another.  The bacteria, fungi, and many protists were considered  plants while some of the protists were grouped with the animals
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Now there are 3 domains: With those five kingdoms placed in 3 different domains The 3 domains and the  kingdom s within them each have observably different attributes that define them. Bacteria Archaea, Eukarya o Figure 18-5: The 3 domains of life Taxonomic categories: 1. The organization of taxonomic grouping arranges organisms in sets 2. Each set is then grouped with other sets into a larger set 3. The major taxonomic categories from most inclusive (biggest set) to least  inclusive (smallest set) are: Taxonomic categories Domain Kingdom Phylum (Division) Class Order Family Genus Species Dear King Phil Came Over For Gene’s Special Table 18-1
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MyChapter18 - 17:02 Biology 1002 Chapter 18 Systematics...

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