Lesson Flashcards: Systems of Classification Biology
The kingdom that includes immobile, heterotrophic organisms like mushrooms, mold, and yeast
The kingdom that houses all prokaryotes. It is one of the five kingdoms in Whittaker's classification system.
The botanist who proposed a classification system of two kingdoms: the animal kingdom and the plant kingdom
Eukaryotic organism (or eukaryote)
An organism whose cells possess a nucleus. It may be unicellular or multicellular.
Prokaryotic organism (or prokaryote)
An organism that does not possess a nucleus. All organisms of this type are unicellular.
The grouping of organisms based on meaningful similarities
The kingdom that encompasses all eukaryotic and unicellular life that is not plant, animal, or fungus