This PowerPoint tutorial is provided by Hartnell College and covers taxonomy and phylogeny. In this tutorial, students will learn the Linnaeus classification scheme, two theories of taxonomy, and how to read a cladogram. The tutorial includes an introduction and information on topics such classification vs. systematization, Linnaeus and classification, taxa, phylogeny, homology, homoplasy, convergent evolution, ancestral character states, polarity, symplesiomorphy, cladogram, monophylectic, evolutionary taxonomy, sister groups, and more. Quiz questions are also included.
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