All About Dichotomous Keys Dustin Wharton

Definition

The study of the identification, taxonomy and nomenclature of organisms, including the classification of living things with regard to their natural relationships and the study of variation and the evolution of taxa".

The scientific naming of species whereby each species receives a Latin or Latinized name of two parts, the first indicating the genus and the second being the specific name. The scientific system of naming an organism using two terms, the first being the genus and the second the species

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