Classification Systems

Order of the Classification System

Dreamy - Domain

King - Kingdom

Phillip - Phylum

Came - Class

Over - Order

For - Family

Great - Genus

Salsa- Species

Binomial Nomenclature = Scientific Name

The first word is the Genus, the second word is the Species.

The two names identify relationships. The first is a general group and the second is a specific group. For example:

Homo Habilis

Homo Erectus

Homo Sapiens

The genus Homo is from Hominids - Primates with 2 feet that walk upright. The species have specific characteristics for qualification.

Classification - Because everything should be organized

Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778

Invented the binomial nomenclature - 2 name system for naming organisms