Flashcards in Classification Deck (22):
A category into which something is put
A scheme of classification
when living organisms are grouped in Linnian taxonomy.
a principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom.
Taxonomic rank used in classification of organisms.
any group of things classed as kindred based on common distinguishing characteristics
a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms in biology.
the basic unit of biological classification and a taxonomic rank
Animalia is a kingdom in taxonomic rank.
A chordate is any animal belonging to the phylum Chordata.
Mammals are any vertebrates within the class mammalia.
In taxonomy, primates include two distinct lineages, strepsirrhines and haplorhines.
a taxonomic family of primates that includes seven extant species in four genera.
A Swedish botanist and zoologist.
a tool that allows the user to determine the identity of items in the natural world.
The highest taxonomic rank of organisms in the three domain system.
kingdom of single-celled microorganisms.
A large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms.
A fungus is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes unicellular microorganisms.
multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae