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Ch 20: Taxonomic Classification & Phylogeny

About This Chapter

Look at these lessons to discover the scientific methods used for phylogeny and organism classification. Let the chapter help you brush up on this information for an upcoming exam, or review it to prepare for in-class discussions.

Phylogeny and Organism Classification - Chapter Summary

With the vast amount of living organisms, scientists have organized them into groups that share similar characteristics. This process is often referred to as phylogeny and organism classification. These lessons guide you through the steps necessary for understanding the classification process, including a review of taxonomic naming and useful diagrams.

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  • Taxonomy
  • Phylogenetic trees
  • Cladograms

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