Classification

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Unformatted text preview: cies 7. As you move down the scale the organisms have more in common with each other and the number of different organisms in the group goes down. Binomial Nomenclature Binomial Two word naming system for all Two organisms on the planet. (Name in latin) organisms Rules: 1. First word is the genus name and the 1. second is the species. second 2. First word is capitalized and second is 2. lower case. lower 3. Scientific names need to be underlined 3. or italicized. or Examples of Binomial Nomenclature Nomenclature Canis lupus Canis or Canis lupus (Gray Wolf) Canis (Gray Examples of Binomial Nomenclature Nomenclature Lycopersicon esculenta Lycopersicon or Lycopersicon esculenta (Literal Translation: Juicy Wolf esculenta Peach) Peach) Examples of Binomial Nomenclature Nomenclature Eschericia coli or Eschericia coli (Better Eschericia known simply as E. coli) E. Examples of Binomial Nomenclature Nomenclature Tyrannosaurus rex or Tyrannosaurus rex Tyrannosaurus rex...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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