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CHAPTER 26 Phylogeny – the evolutionary history of species or group of related species Systematics – an analytical approach to understanding the diversity and relationships of organisms o Morphological, biochemical, and molecular comparisons used to infer relationships Taxonomy – the ordered division of organisms into categories based on a set of characteristics used to assess similarities and differences Binomial nomenclature The two part format of the scientific name of an organism Binomial name consists of o Genus and species o These are always written in a different form ( e.g, italics) o Genus is always capitalized; species is always lowercase o E.g, homo sapiens Hierarchial Classification Linnaeus also introduced the system for grouping species in increasingly broad categories Keep Pipes Clean Of Gas Kindly Professors Cannot Often Fail Good Students Did King Phillip come over for gumbo Sunday? Kingdom > phylum > Class > Order > family > Genus > Species
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