Bio 102 – Chapter 23 Classifications

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Bio 102 – Chapter 23 Classifications: Lecture Notes Classification: Taxonomy: Taxon: formal unit of classification Systemics: taxonomy but goes more indepth with evolutionary relationships Natural vs artificial classifiation system Natural: includes evolution Artificial: ignores evolution Linnaeus – father of modern classification System is still used today. Charles Darwin – On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection – changed thinking of many people. Phylogeny: evolutionary history of a group. Taxonomic Levels
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Unformatted text preview: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus (pl. genera), Species “Kinky People Come Over For Great Sex” Ernst Mayr – page 429: Biological Species concept “a species is a …. .” a definition of a species, but not really a good definition for asexual organisms / extinct. Species by definition have the potential to breed with one another / sexually reproduce. Morphospecies Concept: members of the same species share common morphological characteristics. Morph = form....
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