List of Examples of Systematic Classification

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in biology, the systematic categorization of organisms into a coherent scheme. The original purpose of biological classification, or systematics, was to organize the vast number of known plants and animals into categories that could be named, remembered, and
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Examples of Systematic Classification
Common Name Species Name Genus Family Order Class Phylum (Division) Kingdom
Humans Homo sapiens Homo Hominidae Primates Mammalia Chordata Animalia
Rhesus monkey Macaca mulatta Macaca Cercopithecidae
Leopard frog Rana pipiens Rana Ranidae Anura Amphibia
Wood frog Rana sylvatica
Long-winged grasshopper Dissosteira longipennis Dissosteira Acrididae Orthoptera Insecta Arthropoda
Black widow spider Latrodectus mactans Latrodectus Theridiidae Araneae Arachnida
White clover Trifolium repens Trifolium Leguminosae Rosales Magnoliopsida Magnoliophyta Plantae
Black cherry Prunus serotina Prunus Rosaceae
Wood lily Lilium philadelphicum Lilium Liliaceae Liliales Liliatae
Ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa Pinus Pinaceae Coniferales Pinopsida Pinophyta
Ginkgo tree Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo Ginkgoaceae Ginkgoales Ginkgoopsida
Haircap moss Polytrichum juniperum Polytrichum Polytrichaceae Polytrichales Musci Bryophyta
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