SIX-KINGDOM SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION

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Kingdom
General Characteristics
Cell Wall
Representative Organisms
 Eubacteria
  • simple organisms lacking nuclei

  • either _____________ or ______________

  • all can reproduce _________________

  • live nearly _____________
  • _____________________
  • _________________

  • cyanobacteria
 Archaebacteria
  • __________________

  • heterotrophs

  • live in ____________ lakes, ________ springs, animal _________
  • ____________________
  • methanogens

  • extreme _________________

  • extreme __________________
 Protista
  • most are _______________ celled; some are ________________; some are _______________

  • some are autotrophs, some _______________, some both

  • live in ____________ or moist ____________________
  • absent
  • algae

  • _________________
 Fungi
  • most are ____________________

  • all are _________________

  • reproduce _________________ and ________________

  • most are _______________________
  • ____________
  • ________________

  • yeasts

  • ____________ molds
 Plantae
  • all are ____________________

  • all are _________________

  • reproduce _________________ and ________________

  • most are _________________
  • present
  • ________________

  • ____________

  • conifers

  • ____________ plants
 Animalia
  • all are ____________________

  • all are _________________

  • most reproduce _________________

  • live in ___________________ and _______________ habitats
  • _______________
  • sponges

  • ____________

  • lobsters

  • _____________

  • ____________