Bio Classifications

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cannot make their own food

animals

have a backbone

vertebrates

do not have a backbone

invertebrates

overlapping scales. fins. gills. cold blooded

fish

smooth, moist skin. four limbs

amphibians

non-overlapping scales. four limbs.

reptiles

feathers. wings. beak. scales on legs

birds

fur. four limbs. mammary glands. external ears

mammals

segmented body. bristles (chaetae) for movement.

annelids

flattened body. have a mouth but no anus

nematodes

soft body. muscular foot. often have a shell. tentacles/eye stalks

molluscs

body divided into segments. hard, waterproof exoskeleton. jointed limbs

arthropods

2 pairs of antennae. more than 4 pairs of legs. compound eyes

crustaceans

body in 3 parts. 3 pairs of legs. usually 2 pairs of wings. compound eyes

insects

4 pairs of legs. body divided into 2 parts. eight eyes.

arachnids

head with jaws. legs on each body segment. 1 pair of antennae

myriapod

make their own food

plants

narrow leaves. parallel veins. flower parts in multiples of 3

monocotyledons

broad leaves. branching veins/midrib. flower parts in multiples of 4/5

dicotyledons

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