Category Archives: Classification

THE TREE OF LIFE

September 2007

The Tree of Life is a terrific web resource providing information about thousands of organisms. Very useful as a starting point for essays, GBLs etc.

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AND TODAY WE HAVE NAMING OF PARTS

March 2007

A series of magazine articles from Nature about the Linneaus tricentenary (ie he was born in 1707). There will also be a big display in the Manchester Museum, as well as a series of talks about the importance and history of taxonomy. Uni/Athens needed to get past abstracts.

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NAME THOSE CATS

March 2007

Bet you don’t know the names of the middle two species. Answer here (in the caption).

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ANIMAL PHYLOGENY

December 2006

Forgotten why animals are grouped as they are? This open access article from Current Biology will help you out.

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