What are the differences between Artificial and Modern Systems of Classifications?

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Artificial classification system Modern classification system
Classification based on the basis of external, morphological characters like habit, leaf types. vegetative structures, etc. It is an extension of works of Carolus Linnaeus and is based on three approaches- systematics,cladistics and molecuar evolutionary taxonomy.
In this system, only four taxa- class, order, genus and species were included by Linnaeus. In this, two more taxa namely phylum and family were included in then known kingdoms- Plant and animal.
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