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What is Systematics? 

What is Systematics? 

By Jack Loren 

October 05, 2023

The term systematics was given by the scientist Carl Linnaeus. First, let me clear up your confusion.

You may think that both Systematics and taxonomy are one, but both are different, there is some difference between them. Let's know what the difference is.

What do we do in taxonomy? In taxonomy, we identify, characterise, nomenclature, and classify and classify organisms on the basis of similarities and dissimilarities in classification.

But in systematics, we do one extra thing which is not done in taxonomy. In systematics also identification, specialization, nomenclature, and classification are done like taxonomy.

But this classification is done on the basis of similarity, dissimilarity, and evolutionary relationship.

So such a system is called systematics. So what was extra in this evolutionary relationship?