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Kingdom Monera has officially been divided into two groups;what r they?
Kingdom Eubacteria and Kingdom Archeobacteria
give 5 characteristics of kingdom monera
unicellular, colonial, microscopic, heterotrophic, and procaryotic
give 2 examples of Kingdom Monera
bacteria and blue-green algae
give 6 characteristics of kingdom protista
unicellular, colonial, microscopic, autotropic[plant-like], heterotrophic[animaql-like], eucaryotic
give two examples of Kingdom Protista
protazoans and algae[all algae except blue-green algae]
give me 5 characteristics of Kingdom Fungi
multicellular, composed of tissue, plant-like;don't have chlorophyll, heterotrophic, eucaryotic
give me two examples of Kingdom Fungi
molds[fungus] and mushrooms
give 6 characteristics of Kingdom Plantae
made of tissue;fairly complex, has stems, roots, and leaves, autotrophic;chloropyll and carry-on photosynthesis, lots of variety in this kingdom, eucaryotic cells, multicellular
give me 4 examples of Kingdom Plantae
flowers, trees, grasses, and shrubs
list 5 characteristics of the Kingdom Animalia
most complex of all kingdoms, has tissues;organs;and systems, most variety of all kingdoms, heterotrophic, and has eucaryotic cells
list 5 examples of Kingdom Animalia
birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals
give the taxonomy ladder in order from largest to smallest
Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
why do we need to classify organisms?
so that scientists all aroung the world can communicate
what is taxonomy?
it is the naming and classifying of all living things
what is it called when we name organisms by the Genus Species naming system?
binomial nomenclature
what is the scientific name of humans?
Homo sapiens
who is the "Father of Taxonomy"?
Carl Linne
scientists put living things into 3 groups based on their what?
genetic similarity
living things fall into 3 big categories called___?
what are the three big groups that scientists put living organisms into?
Eukaryota, Eubacteria, and Archea
when we classify, we put things into ?
the science of classification is called?
who classified animals into three groups:air, land, and water