Kingdom Monera


Kingdom Monera

Kingdom Monera

1. Unicellular

2. Sometime form groups or filaments

3. Prokaryotic

4. Nutrition mainly absorbed, Sometimes photosynthetic or chemosynthetic

5. Cell wall is a polysaccuride with a polypeptide cross-links

6. Reproduction through binary fissions, some exchange genetic material

Kingdom Protista

1. Unicellular

2. Colonial

3. Some are unicellular with eukaryotic cells

4. Lack specialized tissues

5. Include both heterotrophic and autotrophic

Kingdom Fungi

1. Eukaryotic heterotrophes with nutrition by absorption

2. Contain filamentious bodies with many neuclei

3. Crosswalls may form during lifetime

4. Unicellular

5. Cell walls made of chitin

6. Reproduce asexually or sexually

Kingdom Plantae

1. Unicellular

2. Eukaryotic

3. Autotrophic organisms: have tissues and organs

4. Cell walls contain cellulose

5. Cloraphyll A and B present and localized in plastids

6. Food stored as starch

7. Sex organs are multicellular

Kingdom Animalia

1. Multicellular

2. Eukaryotic

3. Heteratrophic

4. Gain nutrition by ingestion

5. Specialized tissues

6. Many have complex organ systems

7. Reproduce sexually

8. No cell walls

9. Tissues are often reorganized during embryonic development

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