KSU SCI 7726 - Classification of Living Things (34 pages)

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Sci 7726 - Life Science (online - 95% Online)
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Classification of Living Things Living species are placed into groups based on their observed characteristics They are usually NOT placed into groups based on their habitat their behavior or their common names 6 Kingdoms of Living Things Archaebacteria Eubacteria Protista Fungi Plantae Animalia Bacteria are classified by SHAPE and BIOCHEMICALS Protista are classified by cell structures like cilia and flagella Fungi are classified by how they make SPORES Life Cycle Plants are classified by VASCULAR tissue REPRODUCTIVE structures Life Cycle MOSS and relatives has NO vascular tissue All other plant groups DO have vascular tissue Ferns reproduce with SPORES not seeds Life Cycle Conifers have seeds in CONES CONES are male or female Life Cycle ANGIOSPERMS are flowering plants Life Cycle Flowering plants can be MONOCOTS or DICOTS A COTYLEDON is a seed part Animal Phyla Porifera sponges Cnidaria jellyfish Platyhelminthes flatworms Nematoda roundworms Annelida segmentedworms Mollusca snails clams squid Arthropoda insects crabs Echinodermata starfish Chordata vertebrates Phylum Porifera the Sponges Phylum Spongebobius Porifera are heterotrophic cells that group together Phylum Cnidaria all members have stinging cells and one body opening Sponge Bob walking his jellyfish Phylum Cnidaria corals and jellyfish Phylum Platyhelminthes the flatworms They all have one body opening and a HEAD CEPHALIZATION Phylum Nematoda the roundworms All members of this group have TWO body openings Phylum Annelida the segmented worms Phylum Mollusca All have a MANTLE which can produce shell Phylum Arthropoda All have an exoskeleton made of protein Phylum Echinodermata Starfish and relatives All have spiny skin and TUBE FEET Phylum Chordata All have Dorsal nerve cord Pharyngeal gill structures MOST have a backbone vertebrae Phylum Chordata with no backbone Phylum Chordata Class Chondrichthyes Phylum Chordata Class Osteichthyes Phylum Chordata Class Amphibia Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia Phylum



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