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Our system is:
Hierarchical Groups are contained within
larger groups and there is not
overlap.
Phylogenetic Based on presumed evolutionary
relationships
Binomal There is 2 parts to each name. Each
type of organism is known by its
Latin name: Genus and a species.
First name (generic): tells us the
genus it belongs to.
Second name (specific): tells us the
species it belongs to.…read more

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The hierarchy of groups:
Kay Kingdom Plants, animals, fungi,
protocista, prokaryote
People Phylum (organisms here chordata
have similar body plans)
Cinderella Class mammalia
Occasionally Order (organisms that primates
have additional features
in common)
Forgets Family hominidae
Glass Genus homo
Slippers Species sapiens…read more

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Main features of each kingdom:
Prokaryote, protocista, plant, animal,
fungi
Prokaryotes:
Cell type: Prokaryotic
Organisation: Unicellular
Nutrition: X
Reproduction: Mostly asexual
E.g Bacteria…read more

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Protocista
Cell type: Eukaryote
Organisation: Unicellular or Multicellular
Nutrition: X
Reproduction: Asexual and sexual
E.g Protozoa…read more

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Plant
Cell type: Eukaryote
Organisation: Multicellular
Nutrition: Photosynthetic autotrophs
Reproduction: Alteration of generation,
sexual and asexual
E.g Ferns. conifers…read more

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