Dichotomous Keys 1a. Organism has 4 legsGo to # 2 1b. Organism has more than 4 legsGo to # 20 2a. Organism has a tailGo to # 3 2b. Organism has no tailGo to # 35 3a. Organism has stripesBengal Tiger 3b. Organism has no stripesAfrican Lion
Dichotomous Key Try this one: 1a. Organism walks on all 4 legs (quadruped)2 1b. Organism walks on 2 legs (biped)8 2a. Organism has visible fur3 2b. Organism has no visible fur20 3a. Organism lives in warm climates7 3b. Organism lives in cold climates4 4a. Organism has brown or black furUrsus americanus 4b. Organism has white furUrsus maritimus
Note Guide Who was Linnaeus? What are taxa? The old classification system is: The new classification system choices are: –1. –2. How are organisms scientifically named? What is the difference between the 3 domains? –1. –2. –3. Name and describe the differences between the 4 kingdoms in Eukarya: –1. –2. –3. –4.
Note Guide (pg. 2) Name and describe (or give an example of) each of the 10 phyla in Animalia: –1. –2. –3. –4. –5. –6. –7. –8. –9. –10. How would you fully classify a human? What is the purpose of a dichotomous key? How do you read a dichotomous key?