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Classify & Ecology

The most general and largest category in Linnaeus's system is? The Kingdom
In the scientific version of a species name, which of the terms is capitalized? The first term only
Several different classes make up a? Phylum
Which kingdom contains heterotrophs with cell walls of chitin? Fungi
A symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit is? Mulualism
What do all organisms have inc ommon? They use DNA and RNA to pass on information
A wolf pack hunts, kills and feeds on a moose. In this interaction, the wolves are? Predators
An organism's niche is? The range of physical and biological conditions in which an organism lives and the way in which it uses those conditions.
The symbiotic relationship between a flower and the insect that feeds on it's nectar is an example of? Mutualism because the flower provides the insect with food and the insect pollinates the flower.
Similar genes are evidence of? Common ancestry
Based on their names, you know that the baboons Papio annubis and Papio cynocephalus do NOT belong to the same? species
A genus is composed of a number of related? Species
An organism that uses energy to produce it's own food supply from inorganic compounds is called a(n)? autotroph
A snake that eats a frog that has eaten an insect that fed on a plant is a? third-level consumer
All organisms in the kingdoms Protista, Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia are? eukaryotes
Which biome is characterized by very low temperatures, little precipitation, and permafrost? Tundra
What is one difference between primary and secondary succession? Secondary succession begins on soil and primary succession begins on newly exposed surfaces.
A bird stalks, kills and then eats an insect. Based on its behavior, which ecological terms describe the bird? Carnivore, consumer
Each of the following is an abiotic factor in the environment EXCEPT? plant life
The simplest grouping of more than one kind of organism in the biosphere is? A community
The domain that contains unicellular organisms that live in extreme environments is? Bacteria
The series of predictable changes that occurs in a community over time is called? ecological succession
What is the original source of amost all the energy in most ecosystems? Sunlight
Scientists assign each type of organism a universally accepted name in the system known as? binomial nomenclature
What animals eat both producers and consumers? omnivores
Which of the following descriptions about the organization of an ecosystem is correct? Species make up populations, which make up communities.
Which tow biomes have the least amount of precipitation? Tundra and desert
Primary succession can begin after? a lava flow
The branch of biology dealing with interactions among organisms and between organisms and the environment is called? Ecology
Plants are? producers
All of the members of a particular species that live in one area are called a(n)? poplulation
What is the term for each step in the transfer of energy and matter within a food web? trophiclevel
A combined portions of Earth in which all living things exist is called the? biosphere
All the interconnected feeding relationships in an ecosystem make up a food? web
Corn planted in a field that has been previously planted with legumes and then plowed under is likely to be? More productive because bacteria living on the roots of legumes fix nitrogen in the soil.
A predator can increase the numbers of certain species in its habitat by? Killing an eating the competitors of other species.
Biologists use a classification system to group organisms in part because organisms? are very numerous and diverse
Created by: tonilynne1