Classification and Evolution

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Classification and Evolution
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What is classification?
The organisation of living things into groups according to their stimulation
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What 5 things are organisms classified by?
Physical structure ; Evolutionary relationships ; Embryonic similarities ; Genetic similarities ; Biochemical similarities
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What are the 5 kingdoms?
Plants ; Animals ; Fungi ; Bacteria ; Protists
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How is the system broken down?
Kingdom --> Phylum --> Class --> Order --> Family --> Genus --> Species
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Which 2 groups would Panthera (e.g. lion or tiger) come under?
Genus and Species
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What is phylogeny?
A study to work out the evolutionary relationships between organisms
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What can evolutionary trees be used for?
To see how long ago different organisms lived and where they had a common ancestor
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In evolutionary trees, the oldest trees are found at the (top / base) of the tree
Base
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What are the 5 kingdoms?

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How is the system broken down?

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