Dichotomous Keys By: matthew wallace

Classification: grouping of organisms or objects based on a set of criteria that helps organize, communicate, and retain information

Taxonomy: branch of biology that identifies, names and classifies species based on their natural relationships


Example of binomial nomenclature: a ladybug found in the United States goes by the fancy name of Harmonia axyridis. The first part of a scientific name, like Harmonia, is called the genus.http://study.com/academy/lesson/binomial-nomenclature-definition-classification-system.html


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