Classification. Branch of Biology that deals with classification and naming living things. Aristotle classified living things into only two categories—plants or animals. So why classify further? It provides organization and identification for studying organisms.
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Devised a system of grouping organisms into hierarchical categories according to their form and structure.
Binomial Nomenclature- system uses 2 names to identify an organism
Genus and speciesCarolus Linnaeus: “Founder”
Genus + species = Scientific name categories according to their form and structure.
Homo sapiens or H. sapiens
Drosophila melanogasteror D. melanogaster
Canisfamiliarisor C. familiaris
Carcarodoncarchariasor C. carchariasCan you guess these organisms
Used to be 5 kingdoms when categories according to their form and structure. Eubacteria and Archbacteria were one kingdom called Monera6-Kingdom system
Kingdom categories according to their form and structure. PhylumClassOrderFamily GenusSpeciesLevels of Classification
3 domains are above Kingdoms categories according to their form and structure.Domains