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Taxonomy

The classification of organisms

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DKPCOFGS

Domain
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species

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Binomial nomenclature

System in which each organism is given a two part name consisting of a genius and species name

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Homo sapiens

The genus and species name for humans

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Hybrids

When two different species produce an offspring that cannot breed offspring

Ex: mules, seedless grapes

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What are the three domains that organisms are grouped in

Archaea, eukarya, and bacteria

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What 4 criteria is used to classify or categorize organisms

External structures
Internal structures
Phylogeny (Evolutionary relationships)
Behavior