BIOLOGY

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What is a Taxon?
any group within a system of classification
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What are the reasons for classification?
calculate rate of extinction, allow new animal discovery,find evolutionary relationships
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What are the three Domains?
Eubacteria, Archae + Eukaryota
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What is the definition of a species?
a group of organisms that can interbreed and make fertile offspring.
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What is a morphologocal definition?
very similar look- likely to be from the same species
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What is a reproductive definition?
if they can interbreed and make fertile offspring
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What is taxonomy?
identification and naming of organisms
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What are the purposes of taxonomy?
biological diversity, investigate evolutionary relationships and to classify organisms
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What are the advanges of the Binomial system?
based in latin(universal), non-ambiguous naming, species sharing a name would be related
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What is the difference between the homologous and analogous series?
homo- same structure, come from the same ancestor----ana- same function but different dev. origin
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what is the morphological defintion? (sexual dismorphism)
have different features than the opposite sex
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what is the reproductive defintion?
two organisms of the same species can INTERBREED and produce FERTILE offspring.
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