TAXONOMY - TAXONOMY - CLASSIFICATION 1. DEFINITIONS : A....

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TAXONOMY - CLASSIFICATION 1. DEFINITIONS : A. Taxonomy - study of classification. B. Classification - arranging organisms into related groups. 2. CLASSIFICATION A. System introduced : 1. Phylogenic system based on evolutionary relationships and structural characteristics. 2. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species 3. Originally two kingdoms (before microorganisms observed) - Animal, Plant 4. Did not work for microorganisms B. System of Classification 1. Based on following properties: a. Type of cell - eukaryotic, prokaryotic b. Structure - multicellular or unicellular c. Mode of nutrition / metabolism - ingestion, absorption, photosynthesis d. Structure DNA 2. Animal Kingdom a. Eukaryotic, multicellular, ingestive. b. All animals - sponges. worms, insects, invertebrates. 3. Plant Kingdom a. Eukaryotic, multicellular, photosynthetic. b. All plants - mosses, ferns, grasses, trees.
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4. Fungi Kingdom a. b.
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