{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Taxonomy - 4 Binomial Nomenclature a Invented by Linnaeus b...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Taxonomy/Systematics 1. Basic Description: the practice of naming groups of living things 2. Taxonomy deals w/ organisms that are evolutionarily related (at some arbitrary level) 3. Taxonomy also involves naming groups (based on Linnaean hierarchy) a. (scala naturae- journal) b. Invented by Carolus Linnaeus c. Included following ranks: (see drawing)
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 4. Binomial Nomenclature a. Invented by Linnaeus b. Method for naming species i. Part 1 (front)- genus ii. Part2 (back)- trivial name c. Conventions i. Genus & trivial name combination must be unique ii. Genus must be capitalized; trivia should be lowercase iii. The genus and trivial should be underlined/italicized...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online