AQA AS Biology Classification of Species

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  • Classification
    • A species
      • Similar to each other but different from other species and can breed to produce fertile offspring.
    • Binomial naming system.
      • Latin and Greek names
      • 2 names, generic (genus) and specific (species)
    • Taxonomy
      • Practise of classification
        • Natural
          • Based on evolutionary relationships between organisms + ancestors.
          • Classifies species according to shared features
          • Arranges groups into hierarchy groups contained within groups
        • Artificial
          • Separates individuals for use at the time e.g. colours or shapes
    • Organising T groups.
      • KINGDOM
      • PHYLUM
      • CLASS
      • ORDER
      • FAMILY
      • GENUS
      • SPECIES
  • Phylogeny
    • evolutionary relationship between organisms.

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