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Lab 4 Classi - Lab 4 – Classification& Phylogeny –Student Slides Spring 2011 1 Eubacteria Archaea Protista Plantae Protista Animalia Fungi

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Unformatted text preview: Lab 4 – Classification & Phylogeny –Student Slides Spring 2011 1 Eubacteria Archaea Protista Plantae Protista Animalia Fungi Lab 4: The six-kingdom system of classification Common ancestor of all living organisms Common ancestor of all eukaryotes Classification and Phylogeny Terminology: Systematics: Taxonomy: Phylogenetic systematics: Classification: Phylogeny: Classification of Felis catus Lab 4 – Classification & Phylogeny –Student Slides Spring 2011 2 What is a species? Species: basic unit of classification; several species concepts are often employed Morphospecies: Biological species: Character: Character state: Ancestral Derived Ancestral (pleisomorphic) character: Derived (apomorphic) character: Lab 4 – Classification & Phylogeny –Student Slides Spring 2011 3 Adaptations • Adaptations: • Adaptations are created through the process of natural selection. © Gerald & Buff Corsi/Visuals Unlimited Natural Selection • Natural selection - process where individual organisms with traits better suited for their environment tend to survive longer and reproduce more than less suited individuals....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course BIO 119 taught by Professor Transue during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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Lab 4 Classi - Lab 4 – Classification& Phylogeny –Student Slides Spring 2011 1 Eubacteria Archaea Protista Plantae Protista Animalia Fungi

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