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Systematics
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Systematics

 

Systematics is the study of the diversity of organism characteristics. In biology, systematists are the scientists who classify species and other taxa, which they do with aim of defining how they relate evolutionarily.

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Basic topics in evolutionary biology
Processes of evolution: macroevolution - microevolution - speciation
Mechanisms: selection - genetic drift - gene flow - mutation
History: Charles Darwin; - The Origin of Species - modern evolutionary synthesis
Subfields: population genetics - ecological genetics - molecular evolution - phylogenetics - systematics - evo-devo
List of evolutionary biology topics | Timeline of evolution