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1
Q

classes of organisms as determined by Carl Linnaeus

A

kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

2
Q

which features are living creatures traditionally classified by

A

structure and characteristics

3
Q

binomial system of naming organisms

A

genus name followed by species name

4
Q

why were new classification models proposed

A

developments in microscopy allowed better examination of internal structures

improvement in understanding of biochemical processes

5
Q

state the 3 domains

A

Archaea
Eukarya
Bacteria

6
Q

which organisms belong in archaea

A

bacteria, usually living in extreme environments

7
Q

which organisms belong in bacteria

A

bacteria

8
Q

which kingdoms belong in eukarya

A

plants
animals
fungi
protists

9
Q

how are evolutionary trees created

A

examining the DNA of different species and analysing how similar the sequences are