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Toxonomy and System a Tics

Toxonomy and System a Tics

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CHAPTER 26TAXONOMYAND SYSTEMATICS
Prepared by
Brenda Leady,
University of Toledo
 
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Taxonomy and systematics
Taxonomy
Field of biology concerned with the theory,practice, and rules of classifying living andextinct organisms and viruses
Systematics
Study of biological diversity and theevolutionary relationships among organisms,both extinct and modern
Taxonomic groups are now based onhypotheses regarding evolutionaryrelationships derived from systematics
 
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Taxonomy
Hierarchical system involving successivelevels
Each group called a taxon
Domain
Highest level
All of life belongs to one of 3 domains
Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya

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