classification and naming species

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  • kingdoms
    • Classification and naming species.
      • Species
        • a species is when two of the same type of organism can reproduce to create fertile offspring.
          • Offspring of two different species are called hybrids and are usually infertile/sterile.
      • Binomial Classification.
        • Two part name.
          • Genus name comes before species name.
            • Homo sapien... homo=genus sapien=species
              • important because scientist can communicate information about the thousands of species.
              • scientist can quickly recognize areas of great biodiversity.
    • protoctista
    • plantae
    • fungi
    • prokaryotes
    • Animalia


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