2. Classification of living organisms

Classifying Organisms

Kingdom

Phylum

Class

Order

Family

Genus

Species

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Hierarchical Classification System

Taxonomy- the science of classification.

Taxonomy includes: 

* Identification

* Naming

* Classification

AIM: To separate dissimilar organisms and place similar organisms in one group. 

As you go down in the hierarchical system, the more similar organisms become. 

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