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Tunicates & Taxonomy
November 27, 2008 · 2 Comments

Next month, I will be teaching a class about animal groups, families, & taxonomy. Taxonomy shows us how animals (or other objects) are related to one another in a hierarchical structure. There are 7 major groups which we regularly classify animals into, but there are also a wide variety of sub- or super- categories. The […]

What kingdom are you from?
December 13, 2007 · Be The First To Comment

We’ve seen how Carl Linnaeus’s system classifies Lucy. How is the classification that refers to her different from the one that refers to us? Applied to humans, a Linnaean chart could be filled out in the following way. (Notice the prevalence of Greek and Latin terminology.) Domain: Eukaryota – containing all organisms which have cells […]



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