Flashcards in Bio 20 Unit 3 - Classification Deck (12):
Variation or differences between things.
The field of biology that deals with classifying organisms.
Placing items into different groups based on similarities and differences.
The biological system of classification (has different levels).
What are the 7 levels of classification in order?
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How many kingdoms?
How many species?
Who developed biological hierarchy?
Linnaeus in the 1700s.
Each level of the biological hierarchy gets more......
Define binomial nomenclature
Linnaeus' two name system for naming organisms.
Proper writing of examples of binomial nomenclature?
First name (Genus) - capitalized, and underlined
Last name (species) - lower case, and underlined