Classification and Taxonomy Terms

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  • classification -- to group things according to their characteristics to make them easier to study
  • animals -- kingdom that you belong to
  • protist -- single celled, eukaryote, some move, some don't, some heterotrophic some autotrophic
  • fungus -- Has a cell wall, can't move, and cant make its own food. Most are multicellular.
  • order -- this is broken into families
  • phylum -- Kingdoms are broken into this group, it is broken into classes.
  • class -- this is broken into orders
  • latin -- The language used to name an organism scientifically
  • family -- this is broken into genus
  • kingdom -- The level of classification with the most diversity. There are 5 of them.
  • protista -- kingdom of microorganisms that have a nucleus and includes aneba and paranecium
  • fungi -- kingdom of organisms with a chitinous cell wall.
  • taxonomy -- science of classification
  • plant -- has a cell wall, is an autotroph, and is multicellular
  • species -- This is the level of classification with the fewest number of organisms and least diversity, Also the last part of the scientific name.
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