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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