Taxonomy
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Estimated number of species living on earth

Between 10 and 30 million species

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Number of species that have been named thus far

About 1.7 million species

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What is a problem involved with distinguishing species on structure alone

Males and females may have a different form, as can juveniles and adults

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Name the three Domains

Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya

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branch of biology concerned with identifying, naming, and classifying organisms

Taxonomy

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This might vary with different languages and cause confusion when identifying organisms

Common name

200

What day is it today?

Thursday

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What is the fancy name given to the evolutionary history of a group of organisms?

Phylogeny

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Cyanobacteria is a part of this domain

Bacteria

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The person who developed the binomial system

Carolus Linneaus

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These can interbreed and share the same gene pool

Organisms of the same species

300

What is the largest classification category, which has been added recently to the original seven

Domain

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These are found in the earth's crust and help establish the age of a species

Fossils

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This is a diagram showing relationships among species based on shared, derived characters; and traces the evolutionary history of the group being studied

Cladogram

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In Lilium buibiferum, what name is the genus?

Lilium

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What did Dear King Philip come over for?

Good soup!

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Without hesitation, name the six kingdoms

Bacteria, Achaea, Protista, Plantae, Animalia, and Fungi

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What is the term used for structural, physiological, or behavioral phenotypes that are present in a specific lineage and is not present in the common ancestor for several lineages. They are shown on cladograms.

Derived traits

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The Domain Eukarya contains these four Kingdoms...

Protista, Plantae, Animalia, and Fungi

500

Taxonomy is the science of what?

Classification

500

Without hesitation, name the 8 levels of classification from broadest to most specific

Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

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Which taxa are larger than genus but smaller than class

Order and family

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Name three hybrid animals

Ligers, mules, zebroids, pizzly, wholpin, many others!

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