Taxonomic evidences of evolution, Biology

TAXONOMIC EVIDENCES -

  1. Taxonomy is the classification of organism. The gradual development in the complexity of organisms with specialized characters from simpler organisms astonished the biologists.
  2. The Swedish naturalist, Carolus Linnaeus (1707 - 1778) formulated the system of nomenclature and classification of organisms.
  3. Very closely related animals are kept in the same species probably showing their ancestory.
  4. Classification of animals is based upon their natural similarities and dissimilarities which establish their geneological relationship and common ancestory.
  5. A geneological tree was first drawn by Lamarck (1809)
  6. The levels of classification are: Phylum → Class → Order → Family → Genus → Species.
  7. All similar species are grouped together in one genus, all such genera in one family and so on.
Posted Date: 10/9/2012 12:45:45 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Taxonomic evidences of evolution, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Taxonomic evidences of evolution, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Taxonomic evidences of evolution Discussions

Write discussion on Taxonomic evidences of evolution
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Define the Guidelines for Calculating Ideal Body Weight? What is the ideal body weight for me? Am I obese? Am I underweight? These are the questions that must have come to your

WHAT ARE THE BRANCHES AND CONCEPT OF APPLIED BIOLOGY

Define Shell Fish as a rich source of protein? Information on shellfish is fragmentary and incomplete. In shell fish, the shell comprises of a large portion of live weight of t

Examination of the Prosthesis It is important to examine the prosthesis thoroughly.  This involves assessing mobility, checking screws, evaluating attachments and porcelain res

Q. What are the two kind of fermentation? What are their complete chemical equations? The two major types of fermentation are alcoholic fermentation and lactic fermentation.

Ecotone - Nature and Structure of Community The zone of vegetation separating two different types of communities is called ecotone. It is also known as a transition zone. The

What is the basic structure of a virus? Viruses are constituted of genetic material (DNA or RNA) covered by a protein capsule also called as a capsid. Some viruses, like HIV, h

If a color blind man marries a woman pure for normal color vision, it's probable that one of the below situations may result. Is it possible that a) All the children would be

HEMICELLULOSE It consists of mannose, galactose, arabinose & xylose. It is a structural polysaccharide which helps in formation of cell wall. Maximum quantity of hemic

In a school laboratory, what is usually regarded as evidence that photosynthetis has occurred in a plant