Lecture Notes8

Lecture Notes8

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Unformatted text preview: evolving. evolving. The Process of Evolution Populations in different environments will evolve Populations differently in because of different natural selection regimes. regimes Any mechanism that permanently isolates one part Any of a population from another will cause it to split into separate evolutionary lineages. separate The theory of evolution explains the diversity of living The things. things. Systematics: the Science of Diversity Systematics: (Ch 12) (Ch Classification: Assigning to categories. Binomial system of naming species: Binomial 2 words: Genus name + specific words: Genus epithet epithet Carl Linnaeus (Sweden, 17071778). Carl Linnaeus: Homo Sapiens Hierarchical Ranks of Classification Hierarchical Example – Corn, p. 237; 222 Example 222 Domain: Eukarya Domain Kingdom: Plantae Division or Phylum: Magnoliophyta (Angiosperms) Phylum Class: Liliopsida (Monocots) Order: Poales Family: Poaceae (grasses) ■ Genus: Zea Genus ■ Species: Zea mays (corn) Species Classification & Phylogeny Classification Phylogeny = Evolutionary lineage (p....
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