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1

State the hierarchy system used in taxomony

- Linnaeus Hierarchy System

2

State the definition of species

- organisms that can interbreed among themselves to produce fertile offsprings

3

What is the hierarchy system used from largest to smallest.

- Domain
- Kingdom
- Phylum
- Class
-Order
- Family
- Genus
-Species

4

What does the scientific name consist of?

- genus
- species

5

State the conditions of the scientific namings.

- must be in italic
- consist of genus and species
- first letter of genus must be capitalize

6

Why is dichotomous key so important?

- To identify organisms base on similarity or differences of organisms

7

What are the things to look out for when using dichotomous key?

- we need to use obvious and observable traits
- overlapping traits must be avoided