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1

what is a classification guide?

focus on one class
order of organism from one location
key features, habitat preference

2

what is a biological key?

more specialist information
focus only on characteristics allow different species to be seperated

3

what is analysis of DNA?

separation of species that are similar

4

what is taxonomy?

organise species of life

5

what is tree if life?

patterns of evolution
bacteria, archaea, eukaryota

6

what is divergent evolution?

differing life forms from a common origin
very different phenotypic characteristics
common ancestor

7

what is convergent?

two or different species
have the same trades
don't have the same ancestor