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Science 0001

General Science

Kingdom the broadest level. It contains the most kind of organisms. The relationship between organisms in a kingdom is extremely loose.
Phylum the major taxonomic group of animals and plants. Within the kingdoms, organisms are divided by general characteristics. For example, in the animal kingdom, animals with backbones are placed in a separate phylum from animals with out backbones.
Class organisms in a phylum are divided into classes that further group similarities. IN the animal kingdom, for example, birds, mammals, and fish all group in their own classes. Among plants, all flowering plants comprise the angiosperm class, and all conifers
Order scientific groupings dont follow hard and fast rules. After you get to the "order" of a living thing; there's disagreement about where it belongs. You may find that different scientific organizations group creatures in different orders and families
Family families further divide organisms of the same class by similar characteristics. Not all scientific organizations may agree to the exact family an organization should be classified in.
Genus Two or more species that share unique body structures or other characteristics are considered to be closely related and are placed together in a genus. Sometimes a genus may include only a single species if there's nothing else in the world that has simi
Species A species is the most scientific level. It contains the fewest organisms. The relationship between organisms in a species is very close
Kingdom Animalia The kingdom includes all animals.
Phylum Chordata All vertebrate animals belong to the phylum chordata
Class Mammalia All mammals belong to this class
Order Carnivora All mammals that eat meat belong to the order carnivora.
Family Felidae The family felidae includes all cates
Genus Panthera The genus includes all the roaring cats, such as lions, tigers, jaguars, and leopards.
Species Leo Lion
Created by: matthampton44584