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Cubangbang #96591

Cubanbang's Classifying Animals & Plants Study Stack #96591

Animal kingdom are divided into these 2 groups: Vertebrates & Invertebrates
Animals without skeleton or backbone Invertebrates
Animals with a skeleton or backbone Vertebrates
5 Groups of Vertebrates Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals
Characteristics of Fish Aquatic, cold-blooded, covered with wet and slimy scales, streamlined body for easy movement through water, fins for balance and to control movement, gills for breathing, tetrapods, external fertilization
Characteristics of Amphibians cold-blooded, moist, scaleless skin, external fertilization, larvae use gills while adults use lungs for breathing
When limbs are present tetrapods
Characteristics of Reptiles Cold-blooded, body covered with dry hard scales, live on land, breathe with lungs, internal fertilization, lay shelled eggs
Characteristics of Birds Warm-blooded, feathered and wings, beak for feeding, lungs for breathing, internal fertilization, lay shelled eggs
Characteristics of Mammals Warm-blooded, hair on skin, mammary glands on females for producing milk, lungs for breathing, internal fertilization, embryos develop inside mother's womb
Plants are divided into these groups: Non-flowering plants and Flowering plants
4 Non-Flowering Plant Groups Algae, Moss, Ferns, Gymnosperms
Characteristics of Algae aquatic, no root, stem or leaf, contains chlorophyll, may be unicellular or multicellular
Chlorophyll photosynthetic pigment or coloring
Characteristics of Moss simple leaves and stems, no roots, reproduces by spres, no vascular tissue, found in damp area
Characteristics of Ferns Have true roots, stems, leaves, and vascular tissue, Reproduce by spores, live in damp places
Characteristics of Gymnosperms Reproduce by producing naked seeds, needle shaped leaves to reduce water loss
When seeds devlop in cones, not enclosed by fruit Naked seed
Flowering Plants Angiosperm
Characteristics of Angiosperm With flowers for reproduction, seeds are produced inside matured ovary
2 Groups of Flowering plants Dicotyledons and Monocotyledons
two cotyledons, netted leaf venation, tap root system Dicotyledons
One cotyledon, parallel leaf venation, fibrous root system Monocotyledons
Created by: jcubangbang