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Life Classification

Linnaeus Classification of Species

Carl Linnaeus was Swedish and lived from 1707 - 1778. He developed a system for classifying species which is still widely used today.


Common Name:

Man

Dog

Oak

Kingdom:

Animalia

Animalia

Plantea

Phylum:

Chordata

Chordata

Angiosperms

Class:

Mammalia

Mammalia

Eudicots/Rosids

Order:

Primates

Carnivora

Fagales

Order:

Primates

Carnivora

Fagales

Tribe (sub-family):

Hominini

Genus:

Homo

Canis

Quercus

Species:

Homo sapiens

Canis lupis

e.g. Quercus pyrineica

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