Bio Lecture 4 - Making Sense of Biological Diversity...

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On line lecture module 2 for next week; Textbook: Chapters 1, 22*, 26* • Observations of Biological Diversity • Sources of diversity • Darwin’s deductions Making Sense of Biological Diversity Biological Diversity DOMAIN (Eukarya) KINGDOM ( Animalia ) PHYLUM ( Chordata ) CLASS ( Mammalia ) ORDER ( Primates ) FAMILY ( Hominidae ) GENUS ( Homo ) SPECIES ( sapiens ) 1.7 million species described and named Binomial system of naming (C. Linnaeus 1707-1778) Domain: Bacteria Domain: Archaea Domain: Eukarya Protists: 80,800 Plants: 248,400 Fungi: 75,000 Animals: 1,268,000 Prokaryotes: 16,000 species
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From textbook, extract information necessary to complete the table below Nutrition auto, heterotroph Type of hetero Reproduction Asex, sex DNA, RNA Structure Multicell or uni cell wall [+, - ] cell wall type VIRUS ANIMAL PLANT FUNGI PROTISTS BACTERIA ARCHAEA Biological diversity: projection 20-100 million species Plants • 2000 new species every year • new genus described every year since Linnaeus Animals • 20,000 new species described in 2005
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course BIOL 1030 taught by Professor Ferguson during the Fall '09 term at University of Guelph.

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