Taxon

Science / Biology / Taxon: Term applied group of organisms comprising a given taxonomic category

Taxonomy

Science / Biology / Taxonomy: A systematic method of classifying plants and animals. Classification of organisms based on degrees of similarity purportedly representing evolutionary (phylogenetic) relatedness. MORE

Taxonomic

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Taxonomic : Dealing with the description, classification and naming of organisms. MORE

Systematics

Science / Biology / Systematics: The classification of organisms based on information from observations and experiments; includes the reconstruction of evolutionary relatedness among living organisms. Currently, a system that divides MORE

Phylogeny

Science / Biology / Phylogeny: 1) the study of evolutionary relationships within a monophyletic group. 2) evolutionary hypotheses represented as a dendrogram or branching diagram. MORE

Birds

Science / Biology / Birds: Taxonomic class of terrestrial vertebrates that are characterized by endothermy and feathers; descended from some group of reptiles (or possibly dinosaurs). MORE

Phylum

Science / Biology / Phylum: The broadest taxonomic category within kingdoms (pl.: phyla). MORE

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