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Six Kingdoms of Life

A brief description of each of the six kingdoms of life.
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Protists
literally means "the very first". Eukaryotes. This is a catch all term for animal-like, fungi-like, and plant-like mostly single-celled organisms.
Fungi
mushrooms, molds, yeast
Eukaryotes
Animal
kingdom with the most species
Eukaryotes
examples include sponges, jellyfish, birds, fish, mammals, insects
Archaebacteria
Prokaryotes
can be found anywhere, but can live in harsh conditions like boiling mud pots and the ocean floor
Eubacteria
Prokaryotes
"true" this kingdom of organism is found in every habitat on earth
Plant
includes vascular (trees, flowers) and nonvascular (mosses, ferns)
Eubacteria
"true bacteria"
Archaebacteria
"ancient bacteria"