BuyFindarrow_forward

Biology (MindTap Course List)

11th Edition
Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Biology (MindTap Course List)

11th Edition
Eldra Solomon + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337392938
Chapter 23.1, Problem 2C
Textbook Problem
1 views

What are the key features of the system of hierarchical classification?

Summary Introduction

To determine: The key features of the system of hierarchical classification.

Introduction: The term classification means arranging organisms into different groups on the basis of similarities which reflect “evolutionary relationship between descendants and their ancestors”.

Explanation of Solution

Carolus Linnaeus devised a hierarchy for species with increasingly broader groups. The key features of the system of hierarchical classification are as follows:

  • The hierarchy is formed from a range of taxonomic categories such as from species to the domain.
  • Closely related species fall under the same genus while closely related genera form a family...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 23 Solutions

Biology (MindTap Course List)
Show all chapter solutions
add
Ch. 23.2 - Contrast the two mechanismsvertical and horizontal...Ch. 23.3 - Critically review the difficulties encountered in...Ch. 23.3 - Apply the concept of shared derived characters to...Ch. 23.3 - Describe how analyses of molecular homologies...Ch. 23.3 - Contrast monophyletic, paraphyletic, and...Ch. 23.3 - How are shared ancestral characters and shared...Ch. 23.3 - Why dont shared ancestral characters provide...Ch. 23.3 - How is molecular biology contributing to the...Ch. 23.3 - Systematisms prefer to recognize monophyletic taxa...Ch. 23.4 - Contrast the traditional classification with the...Ch. 23.4 - Describe the construction of a cladogram by using...Ch. 23.4 - Apply the principle of parsimony to cladogram...Ch. 23.4 - In what way do systematists use shared derived...Ch. 23.4 - What is outgroup analysis?Ch. 23.4 - How do systematists apply the principle of...Ch. 23.5 - Describe how phylogenetic information applied to...Ch. 23.5 - How does modern systematics help medical...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 1. The...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 2....Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 3....Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 4. The...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 5....Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 6. A...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 7. In...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Know and Comprehend 8....Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Apply and Analyze 9. In...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Apply and Analyze 10. What...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Apply and Analyze 11. What...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Evaluate and Synthesize...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Evaluate and Synthesize...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Evaluate and Synthesize...Ch. 23 - Test Your Understanding Evaluate and Synthesize...

Additional Science Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions add
Calorie deficit is no longer the primary strategy for weight management.

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

What are the moral implications of using ergogenic aids?

Understanding Nutrition (MindTap Course List)

What causes an aging giant star to produce a planetary nebula?

Horizons: Exploring the Universe (MindTap Course List)

Describe the function of the enzyme halicase in the replication of DNA.

Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry

Section 2.1 Position, Velocity, and Speed The position versus time for a certain particle moving m along x axis...

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Technology Update (No access codes included)