The Five Kingdoms

The Classification of Living Things

 

Kingdom

 Phylum

 Class

 Order

 Family

 Genus

 Species
   Animals

 Chordata,
have spinal cords

A subphylum,

vertebrates,

includes all the
animals with
backbones

includes 45,000 species

 Fish        
       Amphibians  Frogs      
         Salamanders      
       birds        
      Mammals        
      Reptiles        
      Sharks & Eels        
   

 Cnidaria

9,500 species

radially symetrical
have tentacles

 Jellyfish        
       Anemones        
       Corals        
               
               
   

 Arthropoda
Joint Legs
no spine

500,000 - 10,000,000 species

 Insecta

Insects
 True Bugs      
         Beetles      
         Wasps, Bees, Ants      
         Flies      
         Butterflies, Moths      
         Crickets, Katydids,
Grasshoppers
     
      Arachnida
spiders. scorpions, ticks
       
      Crustacea
Crustaceans

 crabs

barnacles

     
         shrimp      
   

 Mollusca
Molluscks
soft bodied

Cephalopodia  octopods
squid
     
      Gastropodia  snails
slugs
     
      Bivalvia  clams      
    Echinodermata  Asteroidea starfish  starfish      
      Echinoidea  sea urchins      
         sand dollars      
               
               
               
               
Eukaryotes
Cells with organelles nucleus bounded by membrane

Plants
270,000 species

mostly flowering

 

 

Pteridophyta or Filicinophyta
Ferns

12,000 species

       

 http://www.perspective.com/nature/plantae/ferns.html

 

SUPER!!!

               
               
    Bryophyta
mosses
         
     Hepatophyta
Liverworts
         
     Anthoceraphyta
Hornworts
         
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
   

Angiospermophyta

Angiosperms 
Flowering
Plants

Monocotyledoneae
Monocots
30,000 species
        orchids, lilies, irises, palms
       Dicotyledoneae
Diocots
200,000 species

 Rosaceae

Rose Family

     roses, apples, oranges, strawberries, cherries
all have 5 petals
         Pea Family (Fabaceae)      peas, lupins, sweet peas, broom
       

 Asteraceae

Sunflower Family

     sunflowers, asters, thistles, daisies, dandelions
   

Coniferophyta
conifers

600 species

   Pinus
 Pines: over 100
  species
 Ponderosae    600 species are counted as conifers including the pines, firs, spruces, cedars,
junipers, and yew.
               
               
               
 

 Fungi
Decomposers
grow from spores

100,000 species

Basidiomycota
Club Fungi
 Agricus  the mushrooms we eat      http://www.perspective.com/nature/fungi/index.html
    Ascomycota
Sac Fungi
25,000 species
 Truffles        
    Zygomycota
Conjugation Fungi
 bread mold        
   

Deuteromycota 
Imperfect Fungi

25,000 species

Athelete's foot
Penicillin
"Yeast "infections
      Trichophyton
(Athlete's foot),
Penicillium
    Penicillin
Candida albicans
   "Yeast" infections
    Mycophycophyta
Lichens
         http://www.perspective.com/nature/fungi/lichens.html
   Protists
lack
mitochondria
           
               
               
               
 Prokaryotes  Archaea            
               
   Bacteria