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The lion and the tiger belong to different species as shown in the chart above. What is the scientific name of the Lion?
Using the chart above, what is the scientific name of the Tiger
Why is having a scientific name for each species of an organism important?
to prevent existing named organisms from having their names changed
To standardized the naming and organization of organisms to avoid confusion
So that Latin names can be applied for a practical purpose
By using the Linnaean Taxonomic classification system, scientist are able to
apply Latin for practical purposes
place organisms into different groups
Avoid confusion with the identification of organisms
The following are common names for Heliscuc tropicus. Why should scientist use the scientific name vs the common names for an organism?
Communication with other scientist will be reduced
All scientist will be using one name
Standardized names are less descriptive of the animal that has been observed
If any of the common names were used in a scientific community, this would cause CONFUSION among scientist
What 3 taxonomic groups are shared by all 4 organisms?
species, genus & family
Kingdom, phylum & order
kingdom, phylum & class
Which organism is more similar to a chimpanzee, an orangutan or a dog?
orangutan--they share the same FAMILY
Dog --they share the same CLASS
orangutan--they share the same ORDER
Which organism is more similar to a wolf--a dog or chimpanzee?
Dog --shares same genus
Chimpanzee-- shares same class
Dog-- Shares same class
Check all that are TRUE. The Linnaean taxonomic system shows---
Has common names for organism
Prevents confusion by using the scientific names for organisms
Uses the genus and species to name each organism
The Linnaean taxonomic system classifies organisms into divisions called taxa . At which of these levels indicates the closest relationship?
Every organism's scientific name consists of _________ words.
Puma is an example of a
The science of naming and classifying organisms is called
Organisms such as Canis lupas and Canis familaris must belong to the same
The taxon [group] directly under Phylum is :
Scientist usually classify things according to their :
The naming system developed by Linnaeus is called:
Organism with the names: Quercus rubra and
Quercus phellos belong to the same :
The taxon group directly below ORDER is
For black bears and polar bears to be in the same Family, they must be in the same:
The second word of the scientific name is:
The organism most related to Ursus arctos is:
Which taxon includes the BROADEST [largest number] characteristics?
Which taxon includes more species (# of organisms) an ORDER or FAMILY?