Classification of Plants and Animals
Terms in this set (32)
an animal that has a backbone
an animal that does not have a backbone
Seed producing plants
plants that fall into two groups, angiosperms and gymnosperms.
non-seed producing plants
these type of plants include ferns, mosses, liverworts and hornworts. While many do not have a vascular system, some, such as ferns, are vascular plants.
have tissues made of cells that transport water and nutrients throughout the plant
plants that lack vascular tissue for transporting materials such as water and nutrients.
A vertebrate whose body temperature is regulated by its internal heat (warm-blooded), and that has skin covered with hair or fur and glands that produce milk to feed its young.
A cold-blooded, vertebrate that lives part of its life on land and part of its life in water.
A cold blooded, vertebrate that lives in the water and has fins. and breathes through gills.
A cold-blooded, vertebrate with scaly skin that lays eggs with tough, leathery shells.
a class of small arthropod animals that has three separate sections to their bodies: head, thorax, abdomen
All of the events in the growth and development of an organism until the organism reproduces and dies.
A warm-blooded, vertebrate that is covered in feathers, breathes through lungs and lays hard-shelled eggs.
hard protective structure developed outside the body, such as the shell of a lobster or a turtle.
the small, thin, flat plates that help protect the bodies of fish and reptiles
the action or process of classifying something according to shared qualities or characteristics.
First and largest category used to classify organisms
in classification, a group of closely related classes
in classification, a group of closely related orders
A classification grouping that consists of a number of similar, closely related species
The transfer of pollen from male reproductive structures to female reproductive structures in plants
a cone-bearing tree
A reproductive cell with a hard, protective coating
cause to sprout; sprout
This group consists of true vascular plants that produce flowers and pollen. Their seeds are protected by fruits and nuts. Also known as angiosperms
Produce offspring that are similar to the parents
a key for the identification of organisms based on a series of choices between alternative characteristics
flowering plants that produce seeds in fruit
seed plant that bears its seeds directly on the surfaces of cones. Seeds may be carried away from the parent plant by wind, water, or animals.
invertebrates with soft, unsegmented bodies that are often protected by a hard outer shell.
in classification, a group of closely related families
A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Grade 4 science, Chapter 3, lesson 1: classify plants and animals
Life Science Review: Animal and Plant Classification
Hort - Classification
BIO 1002: Chapter 22 Adam H
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Q4 - Constitutional Principles
Inherited and Acquired Traits
Civil Rights 1950-1975
Cold War Vocabulary