A Level Biology - Classification and Evolution

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Defintion
Keyword
The process of placing living things into groups
Classification
A system that uses the genus name and the species name to avoid confusion when naming organisms
Bionomial system
Group of organisms that all posses the same general traits
Class
Plantae, Animalia, Fungi, Protoctista and Prokaryotae
Kingdom
Term used to explain how features of the environment apply a selective force on the reproduction of individuals in a population
Natural selection
Group of closely related genera
Family
A group of closely related species
Genus
Subdivision of the class using additional information
Order
Subdivision of the kingdom
Phylum
Highest taxonomic rank
Domain
The study of the evolutionary relationships between organisms
Phylogeny
Variation caused by response to environmental factors such as light intensity
Environmental
The differences between species
Interspecific
Defintion
Keyword
Where there are distinct categories and nothing in between
Discontinuous
A test used to compare two means
Student's t-test
Basic unit of classification
Species
The presence of variety - the differences between individuals
Variation
A characteristic that enhances survival in the habitat
Adaptation
Structural features
Anatomical adaptations
Variation where there are two extremes and a full range of values in between
Continuous
Variation caused by possessing a different combination of alleles
Genetic
A measure of how closely two sets of data are correlated. A value of 1 means perfect correlation
Correlation coefficient
The variation between members of the same species
Intraspecific
A measure of the spread around a mean
Standard deviation
The ways that behavior is modified for survival
Behavioral adaptations
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Level 55
May 22, 2018
Isn't it binomial nomenclature?
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Level 44
May 24, 2018
OCR textbook, where I get the definitions from, states it as Bionomial System.