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Taxonomy STAAR Review

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    Two scientists want to compare their research of fireflies. Which information must the two scientists provide to each other to determine if they studied the same type if fireflies?

    Size of the firefly populations

    Type of habitat in which the fire flies live

    Color of light produced by te fireflies

    Species name of the fire flies studied

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    Students examine images of a certain species of bat commonly found in Texas. Using the bat dichotomous Key, they conclude that the bat species is a Mexican free-tailed bat due to its large, round ears.

    Based on the dichotomous key, in addition to the shape of the bat's ears, which other set of features should the students look for to confirm the identity of the bat?

    Solitary with a wingspan greater than 35cm

    Solitary with a wingspan less than 35cm

    Colonial with a wingspan greated than 35cm

    Colonial with a wingspan less than 35cm

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    The taxonomic classifications of four species of amphibians are shown.

    Based on the information provided, which two species are most closely related?

    northern cricket frog and bull frog

    northern leopard frog and green treefrog

    northern cricket frog and green treefrog

    northern leopard frog and bullfrog

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