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Adaptive Radiation
Development of several new species all related to a common ancestor.
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Taxonomy
Scientific study and classification of the diversity of living organisms.
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Taxon
A level in the hierarchical classification system, collection of organisms sharing some basic features
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Hierarchical classification
Large group is divided into progressively smaller ones. Consists of Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
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Phylogeny
Evolutionary relationship between organisms
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Convergent evolution
The tendency of unrelated organisms to acquire similar structures (analogous structure)
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