BIOL 1030 1/14 Lecture Notes
BIOL 1030 1/14 Lecture Notes BIOL 1030 - 002
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Date Created: 01/11/16
Biodiversity Survey – study organisms in groups Systematics – how we name and categorize things so that the human brain can handle it o Phylogeny – tells us where an organism came from and what organisms are more related to each other o Classification – grouping by relatedness; done by scientists who know a group of organisms very well; based on evolutionary history o Taxonomy – naming system for organisms; reflects classification; dynamic system Taxon (pl. taxa) – group of organisms with a name Taxonomic level – species Corny’s scientific name o Pantherophis guttatus – species – binomen (Linnaeus, two part name) Genus + specific epithet (underlined when written) o Pantherophis – genus (pl. genera) o Colubridae – family (all animal family names end in –idae) (- aceae = non-animals) Serpentes – suborder (super order = more than one or o Squamata – order o Superorder (more than one order) o Infra- = smaller than sub- o Reptilia – class o Chordata – phylum (pl. phyla) Vertebrata – subphylum o Animalia – kingdom (6 kingdoms) o Eukarya – domain
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