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Kingdom Moneran

Moneran- single-celled organisms with no nucleus

Escherichia vulneris
Bacilli
Bacilli



Escherichia vulneris can be found in mice in the Grassland and can be transfered to the human body causing intestinal infections.


Escherichia albertii
Bacilli
Bacilli



Located in foods and causes diarrhea.
Escherichia albertii is bacilli shaped.


Protists

Protists- single celled organisms

Protozoan- a diverse group of eukaryotes


Phacus parvulus
Phacus parvulus
Phacus parvulus


Phacus parvulus can be found in ponds on the Grassland.



Pediastrum boryanum

Algae: "plant like" cell walls,chlorophyll


pediastum boryanum
pediastum boryanum

Pediastrum boryanum can be found in ponds, swamps and marshes









Fungi

Fungi- multi-celled, no chlorophyll, absorb nutrients
Ascomycota- cup shaped
Neurospora crassa

Neurospora crassa
Neurospora crassa

Nuerospora crassa lives on bread.

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum:Ascomycota
Class:Ascomycetes ... ... ..................................................................................................Glomeromycota- grows on roots of plants
Order:Sordariales
Glomus claroideum
Glomus claroideum

Family:Sordariceae
Genus:Neospora
species:crassa


Glomus claroideum lives on the roots of the perrenial grasses.

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Glomeromycota
Class: Glomermycetes
Order: Glomerales
Family: Glomeraceae
Genus: Glomus
Species: claroideum
Basidomycota: Club- closely packed filaments

Coprinopsis atramentaria
Coprinopsis atramentaria

Coprinopsis atramentaria is found in the Grassland.


Coprinopsis atramentaria

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agarcaceae
Genus: Coprinopsis
species: atramentaria

Common name: ink cap





Ascomycota: Cup shaped

Daldinia concentrica
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Xlyariales
Family: Xylariaceae
Genus: Daldinia
species: Concentrica

Daldinia concentrica lives on dead bark, old trees, and logs.



Daldinia concentrica
Daldinia concentrica



Plants

Plants- multi celled, cell walls, chlorophyll
Anthocerotophyta- hornworts
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Anthocerotophyta
Class: Anthocerotopsida
Order: Anthocerotales
Family: Anthocerotaceae
Genus: Anthoceros
Species: formosae
hornworts
hornworts

Anthoceros formosae lives on trees.

Equiasetophyta

found in every continent except Australia and Antartica

horsetails
horsetails


Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Equisetum
Class: Equisetopsida
Order: Equisetales
Family: Equisetacea
Genus: Equisetum
species: Equisetophyta



Psilotophyta- whisk fern
whisk fern
whisk fern

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Psilotophyta
Class: Psilopsida
Order: Psilotales
Family: Psilotaceae
Genus: Psilotum
species: nudum
Psilotophyta nudum lives near trees.




Botrychium subbifoliatum

Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Ophioglossales
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Genus: Botrychium
species: subbifoliatum

Found anywhere in the grassland.


Island grapefern
Island grapefern





Liliopsida

can be found in most parts of the grassland.
Easter Lily
Easter Lily

Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Magniliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Liliales
Family: liliaceae
Genus: Lilium
species: longiforum






Magnoliopsida


Cornus florida Cherokee Sunset
Cornus florida Cherokee Sunset

Found in the grasslands. Used as decorations in houses.

Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Cornales
Family: Cornacea
Genus: Cornus
species: florida






Piperopsida
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Found in trees in the grassland.

Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Piperopsida
Order: Piperales
Family: Peperomiaceae
Genus: Peperomia
species: retusa




Rosopsida

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Found in grasslands, used as decorations in houses.

Kingdom: Plantea
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Rosopsida
Order: Aquifoliales
Family: Icaninaceae
Genus: Pyrenacanthna
species: malvifolia




Bryophyta- mosses
mosses
mosses

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Order: Dicranales
Family: Dicranaceae
Genus: Leucobryum
species: glaucum
Leucobryum glaucum lives on logs.

Conifer
Conifer

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Picea
species: abies
Picae abies lives anywhere in the grassland.

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...............................................................................................................................Kingdom: Plantae
...............................................................................................................................Division: Magnoliophyta
...............................................................................................................................Class: Magnoliopsida
BiomesFifth10..........................................................................................................Order: Gentianales
...............................................................................................................................Family: Apocynaceae
Grassland Home.......................................................................................................Genus: Plumeria
...............................................................................................................................species: rubra
Grassland Fiction
frangipani
frangipani
...............................................................Plumeria ruba lives in the middle of the grassland.

Grassland Food Web

Grassland Conservation

Grassland Bibliography

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Lycopodiophyta
Class: Lycopodiopsida
Order: Lycopodiales
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Genus: Huperzia
species: taxifolia
Huperzia taxifolia lives near trees in the grassland.
yewleaf clubmoss
yewleaf clubmoss






Kingdom Animalia:

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Notaspidea
Family: Tylodinidea
Genus: Tylodina
species: coricalis
Common Name: Yellow Umbrella Slug
They live inside of logs.
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Definition: Soft body, two openings, simple organ systems, some with shell


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Annelida
Class: Pogonophora
Order: Athecanephria
Family: Siboglinidae
Genus: Siboglinum
species: angustum
Scolepis cirratulus
Scolepis cirratulus

Lives in/on the ground.
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Definition: Two openings for food/waste, circulatory system

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Class: Archiacanthocephala
Order: Apororhynchida
Family: Apororhynchidae
Genus: Apororhynchus
species: aculeatum




Lives on vertabrates and other animals.
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Definition: One opening for food/waste, curvy spines on proboscis (flexible snout)


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Acanthocephala
Class: Archiacanthocephala
Order: Apororhynchida
Family: Apororhynchidae
Genus: Apororhynchus
species: aculeatum










Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros
Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros

Definition: Hairy, milk-producing, endothermic
Lives in open spaces in the Grassland.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Rhinoceros
species: unicornis




Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Phasianus
species: Phasianus colchicus

Phasianus colchicus - Pheasant
Phasianus colchicus - Pheasant

Lives in all parts of the Grassland.
Definition: Hollow bones, scaly legs, feathers

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Cichlidae
Genus: Alticorpus
species: mentale

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Lives in ponds in the Grassland.
Definition: Fins supported by bones, upper jaw bones slides forward when opened

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nemata
Class: Secernentea
Order: Ascaridida
Family: Ascarididae
Genus: Toxocara
species: canis
Two round openings, developed nervous system.



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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Nematomorpha
Class: Not Assigned
Order: Gordioidea
Family: Gordiidae
Genus: Gordius
species: robustus

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
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Order: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Araneus
species: quadratus
Araneus quadratus live on trees.
Two openings for food/waste, jointed appendages, exoskeleton





Vertebrate-

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Painted Reed Frog
Painted Reed Frog

Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Hyperolius
species: marmoratus
Spend first part of life in water with gills, second part of life on land with lungs, smooth skin
Hyperolius marmoratus lives near the water.


Kingdom: Animalia
Spencer's Monitor
Spencer's Monitor

Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Varanidae
Genus: Varanus
species: spenceri
Ectothermic, scales, four appendages
Varanus spenceri lives near dead grasses and water.



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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Ascidiacea
Order: Enterogona
Family: Didemnidae
Genus: Didemnum
species: vexillum
Flexible outer skeleton, attached to surface
Didemnum vexillum lives at the bottom of a lake.