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Biology Honors Prentice Hall Textbook by Miller/Levine Chapter 18 #1-32 on pgs.465-466 11/22/09 #1-8 on pg. 467 Period 5 1. B 2. D 3. C 4. A 5. A 6. D 7. D 8. C 9. B 10. C 11. Scientists across the world were once confused about the names of species, because one name in one country might refer to one animal, while the same name in another country might refer to another animal. 12. Organisms are classified by evolutionary relationships. Biologists use a method called cladistic analysis to determine these relationships based on derived characters. Biologists once used visible similarities, but that was found to be an invalid way of grouping organisms. 13. The first part of the binomial nomenclature always refers to the genus. The second part of the name refers to the single species. It is always in either Greek or Latin. 14. Species, Genus, Family, Order, Class, Phylum, Kingdom 15. The goal of evolutionary classification is to move beyond physical appearances and instead group similar organisms based on how close their ancestors are.
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Chapter 18 - Biology Honors Prentice Hall Textbook by...

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