Naming living things basic

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  • Naming living things
    • The binomial system
      • Linnaeus used latin as a universal language
      • This meant that a species had a common name across all countries
      • Binomial refers to 2 names 1 for genus and the other for species
    • Identifying living organisms
      • The imporance of identifying organisms
        • Before development there needs to be an environmental impact assessment (EIA) to assess the potnential wildlife harm from development
      • Using a dichotomous key
        • This is a way of identifying and naming a specimen
        • The key provides a series of question answered yes or no and eventually the answer will lead to the specimen


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