Classification - Classification A. Classification- the...

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Classification A. Classification- the discovery and then the expression of the relationship between facts 1. Relationships- based on similarities and differences 2. The science of organizing knowledge to simplify information 3. It makes information better understood, which helps to make predictions and solve problems B. Taxonomy- the science of naming, describing, and classifying organisms 1. Three domains, six kingdoms created by Carl Woese C. Phylogenetic Classification 1. Common Ancestry a. Cladogram- phylogenetic systematics- only considers common ancestry (branching diagram) b. evolutionary systematics- common ancestor, and degree divergence
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D. Hierarchy- a series of groups arranged according to rank: Carl von Linne (Carolus Linnaeus)
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1. Domain, Kingdom, Phylum or Division, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Specific epithet a. Genus- closely related species b. Species- “kind”, population of individuals that can interbreed to produce fertile offspring - Every species has two names Genus and specific epithet
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