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Practice with Taxonomy and Classification

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  • 1. Kingdoms – give an example of each

     

    Animalia

    Plantae

    Fungi

    Eubacteria

    Archaea

    Protists

      Examples


     

             

     

    2.  Into what kingdom would each of the following be classified:

    1. Unicellular prokaryotes that live in dust.  _______________________
    2. Unicellular eukaryotes that line in pond water.  _____________________
    3. Multicellular eukaryotes that live all over the planet and consume food. ______________________ 
    4. Unicellular prokaryotes that live in volcanic ash.  __________________________
    5. Multicellular eukaryotes that have cell walls and are heterotrophic.  _______________________
    6. Multicellular eukaryotes that have cell walls and are autotrophic.  ________________________

     

    3. Organisms that belong to the same class must belong to the same: (check)    _____Order  ______Phylum  _______Kingdom _______Family

     

    4.  Fill in the blanks:  Kingdom → ______________________ →  Class →  _________________________  → _____________________________ Genus → _________________________

     

    5.  In each pair, circle the one that you would expect to find the most individual species:

    Kingdom & Genus
    Phylum & Kingdom    
    Class & Family
    Order & Phylum
    Genus & Order      
    Phylum & Class
    Order & Class
    Genus & Species

     

    Use the chart to answer the next questions. 
    Scientific Name Common Name

    Panthera onca
    Panthera pardus
    Felis lybica
    Panthera leo
    Felis catus
    Canis lupus
    Panthera tigris

    Jaguar
    Leopard
    African Wild Cat
    Lion
    House cat
    Wolf
    Tiger

    Lion.png 
    6.  Which three animals is the tiger most closely related to? ____________________________________________________

     

    7.  Would you expect an animal with the name Rania onca to look similar to a mountain lion?   _______ Why or why not? _________________________________

     

    8.  Which animal is the house cat closest to?  ________________