Classification and Taxonomy

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  • Created on: 25-04-13 22:28
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  • Classification
    • Domain
      • Bacteria
        • Different cell membrane
        • Flagella with internal structure
        • Different enzymes
      • Archaea
        • RNA polymerase
        • Similar DNA replication mechanisms
      • Eukaryote
        • Similar DNA replication mechanisms
        • RNA polymerase
    • Phylum
      • Similar classes are in the same phylum
    • Kingdom
      • Animalia
        • Heterotrophic
        • eukaryotic
        • multicellular
        • Fertilised eggs
        • able to move
      • Plantae
        • Eukaryotes
        • multicellular
        • cellulose cell wall
        • Autotrophic nutrition
      • Protoctista
        • Are Eukaryotes
        • Mostly single celled
      • Fungi
        • Are Eukaryotes
        • Have a mycelium
        • Chitin walls
      • Prokaryote
        • No nucleus
        • Naked DNA
        • Smaller ribosomes
    • Class
      • Share some characteristics
    • Order
      • Similar families are in the same order
    • Family
      • Similar genuses are in the same family
    • Genus
      • Species that are similar
    • Species
      • A group of organisms with members similar in shape, physiology, behavior, and can interbreed with fertile offspring

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