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The Scientific Taxonomy and Classification of all Creatures

Scientific classification,three basic kingdoms everyone should know, and the man who created taxonomy in the first place.
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Taxonomy The way in which people classify biological organisms Life The highest rank of classification in the three-domain system Domain Also known as superregnum, superkingdom, empire, or regio, above kingdom on the three-domain system Kingdom The highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three-domain system Phylum 2nd highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three-domain system Class 3rd highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three-domain system Order 4th highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three-domain system Family 5th highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three domain system Genus 6th highest taxonomic rank that is not in the three domain system,
prehistoric creatures are often only named by this Species Lowest taxonomic rank in both systems of taxonomy Animalia A major eukaryotic kingdom that includes humans, they are multicellular organisms and they are either ectothermic or endothermic Plantae A major eukaryotic kingdom, many perform photosynthesis to acquire nutrients,those that perform this have cell walls, they are multicellular, most reproduce by producing seeds Fungi An eukaryotic kingdom, their cells have cell walls that contain chitin Carl Linnaeus He invented the original system of taxonomy (not the three domain system) and the idea of taxonomy, he is a Swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician