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Animal aracteristics Branches Of Bio Classification Evolution Species and Phyla 10 Point 10 Point 20 Points 20 Points 30 Points 30 Points 40 Points 40 Points 50 Points 50 Points
What one difference between plants and animals?
Animals-no cell wall Animalsheterotrophic
What two things can animals store food as?
Fat or glycogen
Adult animals have two sets of chromosomes, which means they are ______. (haploid/diploid)
What is an advantage of being sessile?
Low energy requirement meaning they don’t need as much energy
When cells take on specific tasks and their own shapes, it is called ______.
Who was the first to classify organisms according to structural similarities?
What are the taxa for our current classification system from broadest to most specific?
Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
The first word of the scientific name refers to the organisms __________.
What are the 3 rules for writing a scientific name?
1. Genus capitalized 2. Species never capitalized 3. Write in italics or underline
Why are common names of organisms not used for classification in science?
Things can have a similar common name and not be related to each other at all
Animals probably evolved from a _______ ancestor.
The first animals were probably found where?
In the water
What is one method used for determining evolutionary relationships between animals?
Anatomy, DNA, Fossils
This is an evolutionary family tree that shows relationships among groups of organisms.
What is cladistics?
The reconstruction of evolutionary histories of animals using shared traits to represent changes
Snails, slugs, clams
Sea stars, sea urchins, sand dollars
Fish, reptiles, birds
The science of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms
Study of animal and plant life within saltwater systems
The science of classification of animals and plants
The study of “hidden” animals
The study of animals.
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