Flashcards in Chapter 17 Deck (12)
Grouping of objects or information based on similarities
Branch of biology that groups organisms based on shared characteristics (SCIENCE OF CLASSIFYING ORGANISMS)
Evolutionary history of a species
organisms evolve from a common ancestral group and retain inherited characteristics
Branching diagram that models the derived traits of a group of organisms
Group of prokaryotes that may be autotrophs or heterotrophs
Diverse group of multicellular or unicellular eukaryotes that live in moist environments, may be autotrophic or heterotrophic
Group of unicellular or multicellular heterotrophic eukaryotes
What are the three ways that we classify organisms?
Evolutionary characteristics or history
Who grouped organisms into plants and animals?
So invented binomial nomenclature?