Flashcards in 7-Science-Ecology-Classification Quiz Deck (15):
List the Eukaryotic Kingdoms
List the Prokaryotic Kingdoms
List the seven levels of classification (general to specific)
What is the scientific name for a human?
Homo sapiens (underlined or italicized)
The scientific name of a common bottle nose dolphin is tursiops truncatus. What is the species? What is the genus?
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.
List at least three pieces of evidence that are used to classify organisms.
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.
List characteristics and an example of... jawless fish.
no jaw- ancient trait
... cartilage fish
sharks and rays
... bony fish
jelly coated eggs
sea horse and mud skipper
gills when young, lungs when adult
jelly coated eggs in water
frogs and salamanders
dry scaly skin
leathery hard shelled eggs
gecko/lizard and sea snake
hard shelled eggs
kiwi and starling