Science Quiz / Systems of Taxonomy

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divides cellular life forms into archaea, bacteria, and eukaryote
Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia
it emphasizes the separation of prokaryotes into two groups, originally called Eubacteria (now Bacteria) and Archaebacteria (now Archaea)
Organisms are placed into these categories based on similarities or common characteristics
emphasizes the difference between archaea and bacteria by placing them as domains instead of as kingdoms
organized by cell type, ability to make food, and number of cells in their body
groups organisms primarily based on differences in ribosomal RNA structure
developed by Carl Woese
evolved from Animalia and Plantae system developed by Linnaeus
original 2 kingdoms defined by Linnaeus #1
original 2 kingdoms defined by Linnaeus #2
newest system was created by
highest taxonomic rank
loswest taxonomic rank
father of microscopy!
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