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Classification

Grouping of objects or information based on similarities

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Taxonomy

Branch of biology that groups organisms based on shared characteristics (SCIENCE OF CLASSIFYING ORGANISMS)

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Phylogeny

Evolutionary history of a species

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Cladistics

organisms evolve from a common ancestral group and retain inherited characteristics

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Cladogram

Branching diagram that models the derived traits of a group of organisms

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Eubacteria

Group of prokaryotes that may be autotrophs or heterotrophs

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Protist

Diverse group of multicellular or unicellular eukaryotes that live in moist environments, may be autotrophic or heterotrophic

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Fungus

Group of unicellular or multicellular heterotrophic eukaryotes

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What are the three ways that we classify organisms?

Physical characteristics
DNA
Evolutionary characteristics or history

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Who grouped organisms into plants and animals?

Aristotle

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So invented binomial nomenclature?

Linnaeus

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What are the 6 kingdoms?

Eubacteria
Prokarya
Protists
Animals
Plants
Fungi