CLASSIFICATION OF ORGANISM

CLASSIFICATION OF ORGANISM

The study of kinds and diversity of organisms and the evolutionary relationships among them is called systematics or taxonomy. The study of systematics gives the order and relationships among the organisms. This relationship arises from e evolutionary processes.

These studies also description of the new species. It organizes the animals into groups (taxa). This grouping is based on degree of evolutionary relatedness. Some biologists differentiate between systematics and taxonomy. They believe:

(a)   Taxonomy: The original description of species is called taxonomy.

(b) Systematics : The arrangement of species into evolutionary groups is called Systematics.


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