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Systematics: Seeking Order Amidst Diversity Chapter 18
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How organisms are classified Systematics –  Phylogeny –  Taxonomy –  Purpose:
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Organizers Artistotle (384-322 BC)- structural  complexity, behavior, and degree of  development at birth Formed a hierarchical structure Concept still used today
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Organizers Carolus Linnaeus (Carl von Linne, 1707- 1778) Laid groundwork for modern classification Hierarchically arranged categories Scientific name
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Organizers Charles Darwin (1800-1882) - Taxonomic categories
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Criteria for Classification Historically – 
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Criteria for Classification Homologous  structures –  Descended from  common ancestor
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Criteria for Classification Microscopes
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Criteria for Classification Developmental  Stages Sea squirt
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Criteria for Classification Genetic similarities –  Nucleotide sequence of DNA
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Criteria for Classification Chromosome structures identical)
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Kingdoms of Life Before 1970, two kingdoms: Plantae: Animalia:
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 1104 taught by Professor Dr.dianeday during the Summer '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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