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1

List the Eukaryotic Kingdoms

Animals
Plants
Fungi
Protists

2

List the Prokaryotic Kingdoms

Bacteria
Archaea

3

List the seven levels of classification (general to specific)

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species

4

What is the scientific name for a human?

Homo sapiens (underlined or italicized)

5

The scientific name of a common bottle nose dolphin is tursiops truncatus. What is the species? What is the genus?

species- truncatus
genus- tursiops

6

A common bottle nose dolphin is related to a humpback whale down to its order. It is also related to a false killer whale down to family. What is it closer related to?

false killer whale- family is more specific than order.

7

List at least three pieces of evidence that are used to classify organisms.

DNA
Physical traits
Cell structure
Development
Fossils

8

What are the three advantages of scientific names (as opposed to common names)?

Common names vary place to place.
Common names can be vague (iguana- green or desert?)
Common names can be misleading.

9

List characteristics and an example of... jawless fish.

no jaw- ancient trait
sea lampreys

10

... cartilage fish

cartilage skeleton
sharks and rays

11

... bony fish

bony fins
gills
scales
cold-blooded
jelly coated eggs
sea horse and mud skipper

12

... amphibians

cold blooded
moist skin
gills when young, lungs when adult
jelly coated eggs in water
frogs and salamanders

13

... reptiles

cold blooded
lungs
dry scaly skin
leathery hard shelled eggs
gecko/lizard and sea snake

14

... birds

feathers
lungs
beak
wings
warm blood
hard shelled eggs
kiwi and starling

15

mammals

fur
lungs
live young
milk for young
warm-blooded
platypus, armadillo, and bat