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Binomial Nomenclature the system of naming new organisms scientifically, developed by Carolus Linnaeus
Kingdom the highest level of taxonomic classification beneath that of 3 domains
Levels of Taxonomic Classification Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
Species a group of organisms that can interbreed to generate fertile offspring
Cladogram a branching diagram representing a hypothesis about the evolutionary descent of groups of organisms from a common ancestor
Dichotomous Key the lineage of successive parents and offspring that leads to an organism or species
Cladistics classification system based on shared characteristics between groups of organisms and their common ancestor
unicellular made up of one cell
multicellular made up of 2 or more cells
Heterotroph organism that consumes other organisms for energy
Autotroph organisms that make their own energy
Eukaryote cell has nuclei and membrane bound organelles
Prokaryote cell that lacks nuclei and membrane bound organelles
DNA comparison most efficient way of classifying newly discovered animals
derived character traits two species share that came from the same common ancestor
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