OCR B2 Revision Flashcards: Amy & Lacey - Classification

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What is a species?
A group of organisms that can produce fertile offspring e.g. Rabbits
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What is the binomial system?
The latin names e.g. Homo sapien. (Genus has a capital, species is lower case!)
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What is missing? : Kingdom, ----, Class, Order, Family, ---, Species
Phylum, Genus
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Why is a platypus hard to classify?
It lays eggs, produces milk, has a beak and webbed feet and lives in water: it doesn't fit into a single category.
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What are dolphins: Mammals, fish or reptiles?
Mammals: they gove birth to live young, breath above water and produce milk.
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Why is it hard to classify Bacteria?
They reproduce asexually.
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What is a hybrid?
A combination of two species that are infertile.
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What is the binomial system?

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The latin names e.g. Homo sapien. (Genus has a capital, species is lower case!)

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What is missing? : Kingdom, ----, Class, Order, Family, ---, Species

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Why is a platypus hard to classify?

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What are dolphins: Mammals, fish or reptiles?

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