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Classification Basic

the study of the classification, identification, and naming of organisms. taxonomy
the person who came up with binomial nomenclature. Carl Linnaeus
the two-name naming system used to classify organisms. binomial nomenclature
the broadest level in the hierarchy of classification. kingdom
the most specific level in the hierarchy of classification. species
the two names needed to create an organism's scientific name genus and species
a tool used to identify organisms based off of their characteristics. dichotomous key
Kingdom, _____________, Class, ______________, ________________, Genus, _________________. Phylum, Order, Family, Species
Scientific names should be written in _____________________. italics
In a scientific name, the genus name is ALWAYS ________________, while the species name is NEVER __________________. capitalized (both blanks)
Created by: ballb