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Five Kingdoms : An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth (Text and Student Handbook)

Five Kingdoms : An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth (Text and Student Handbook) - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0716731832

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Five Kingdoms : An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth (Text and Student Handbook) - 3RD 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0716731832

Lynn Margulis and Karlene V. Schwartz

ISBN13: 978-0716731832
ISBN10: 0716731835
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 98
Publisher: W.H. Freeman

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

An authoritative survey of the all the phyla, or groups of organisms--classifies all life on Earth. The introduction provides background on taxonomy, biology, and the history of life on this planet. Chapters covering the five kingdoms--one chapter per kingdom--include a descriptive essay about each phylum.

Author Bio

Margulis, Lynn : University Massachusetts Amherst

Schwartz, Karlene V. : University of Massachusetts at Boston

Table of Contents

Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould
Preface
Introduction
Classification Systems
History of the prokaryote/eukaryote distinction
Sex and reproduction
Viruses
Earth history
Molecular systematics
Reading this book
Bibliography
Field trips through time: Dioramas and parks
Virtual field trips: Internet resources

SUPERKINGDOM PROKARYA

1. KINGDOM BACTERIA (Procaryotae, Monera)

SUBKINGDOM ARCHEA

Division Mendosicutes (deficient-walled archaebacteria)

Phylum B-1 Euryarchaeota (methanogens and halophils)
Phylum B-2 Crenarchaeota (thermoacidophils)

SUBKINGDOM EUBACTERIA

Division Gracilicutes (Gram-negative bacteria)

Phylum B-3 Proteobacteria (purple bacteria)
Phylum B-4 Spirochaetae (spirochetes)
Phylum B-5 Cyanobacteria (oxygenic photosynthesizers)
Phylum B-6 Saprospirae (fermenting gliders)
Phylum B-7 Chloroflexa (green nonsulfur phototrophs)
Phylum B-8 Chlorobia (green sulfur phototrophs)

Division Tenericutes (wall-less eubacteria)

Phylum B-9 Aphragmabacteria (wall-less bacteria)

Division Firmicutes (Gram-positive and protein-walled bacteria)

Phylum B-10 Endospora (bacilli and related endospore formers)
Phylum B-11 Pirellulae (stalked, protein-walled bacteria)
Phylum B-12 Actinobacteria (mycelial bacteria)
Phylum B-13 Deinococci (radioresistent micrococci)
Phylum B-14 Thermotogae (thermophilic fermenters)

Bibliography

SUPERKINGDOM EUKARYA (EUCARYOTAE, EUKARYOTES)

2. KINGDOM PROTOCTISTA

Phylum Pr-1 Archaeprotista (amitochondriates)
Phylum Pr-2 Microspora (microsporans)
Phylum Pr-3 Rhizopoda (amebas)
Phylum Pr-4 Granuloreticulosa (foraminifera and relatives)
Phylum Pr-5 Xenophyophora
Phylum Pr-6 Myxomycota (slime molds)
Phylum Pr 7 Dinomastigota (dinoflagellata)
Phylum Pr-8 Ciliophora (ciliates)
Phylum Pr-9 Apicomplexa
Phylum Pr-10 Haptomonada (prymnesiophytes)
Phylum Pr-11 Cryptomonada (cryptophytes)
Phylum Pr-12 Discomitochondriates
Phylum Pr-13 Chrysomonada (chrysophytes)
Phylum Pr-14 Xanthophyta (yellow green algae)
Phylum Pr-15 Eustigmatophyta
Phylum Pr-16 Diatoms (bacillariophytes)
Phylum Pr-17 Phaeophyta (brown algae)
Phylum Pr-18 Labyrinthulata (slime nets and thraustochytrids)
Phylum Pr-19 Plasmodiophora
Phylum Pr-20 Oomycota (egg molds)
Phylum Pr-21 Hyphochytriomycota (hyphochytrids)
Phylum Pr-22 Haplospora
Phylum Pr-23 Paramyxa (paramyxans)
Phylum Pr-24 Myxospora (myxozoa, myxosporidians)
Phylum Pr-25 Rhodophyta (red algae)
Phylum Pr-26 Gamophyta (Conjugaphyta)
Phylum Pr-27 Actinopoda (helizoans, radiolarians)
Phylum Pr-28 Chlorophyta (green algae: plant ancestors)
Phylum Pr-29 Chytridiomycota (fungal ancestors)
Phylum Pr-30 Zoomastigota (animal ancestors)

Bibliography

3. KINGDOM ANIMALIA

Phylum A-1 Placozoa (trichoplaxes)
Phylum A-2 Porifera (sponges)
Phylum A-3 Cnidaria (hydroids, medusas)
Phylum A-4 Ctenophora (comb jellies)
Phylum A-5 Platyhelminthes (flatworms)
Phylum A-6 Gnathostomulida (jaw worms)
Phylum A-7 Rhombozoa
Phylum A-8 Orthonectida
Phylum A-9 Nemertina (ribbon worms, rhynchocoela)
Phylum A-10 Nematoda (thread worms, round worms)
Phylum A-11 Nematomorpha (Gordian worms, horsehair worms)
Phylum A-12 Acanthocephala (thorny-headed worms)
Phylum A-13 Rotifera (rotifers)
Phylum A-14 Kinorhyncha (kinorhynchs)
Phylum A-15 Priapulida (priapulid worms)
Phylum A-16 Gastrotricha (gastrotrich worms)
Phylum A-17 Loricifera (loriciferans)
Phylum A-18 Entoprocta (entoprocts)
Phylum A-19 Chelicerata (chelicerates)
Phylum A-20 Mandibulata (Uniramia, insects)
Phylum A-21 Crustacea (crustaceans)
Phylum A-22 Annelida (annelid worms)
Phylum A-23 Sipuncula (peanut worms)
Phylum A-25 Pogonophora (beard worms, tube worms)
Phylum A-26 Mollusca (mollusks)
Phylum A-27 Tardigrada (water bears)
Phylum A-28 Onychophora (velvet worms, peripatuses)
Phylum A-29 Bryozoa (Ectoprocta, moss animals)
Phylum A-30 Brachiopoda (lampshells)
Phylum A-31 Phoronida (phoronids)
Phylum A-32 Chaetognatha (arrow worms)
Phylum A-33 Hemichordata (acorn worms, pterobranchs, enteroptneusts, tongue
worms)
Phylum A-34 Echinodermata (starfish, sea urchins)
Phylum A-35 Urochordata (tunicates, sea squirts, ascidians, larvaceans, salps)
Phylum A-36 Cephalochordata (amphioxus, lancelets, Acrania)
Phylum A-37 Craniata (fishes, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds)

Bibliography

4. KINGDOM FUNGI

Phylum F-1 Zygomycota (molds)
Phylum F-2 Basidiomycota (mushrooms, puffballs)
Phylum F-3 Ascomycota (molds, yeast)

Bibliography

5. KINGDOM PLANTAE

Phylum Pl-1 Bryophyta (mosses)
Phylum Pl-2 Hepatophyta (liverworts)
Phylum Pl-3 Anthocerophyta (hornworts)
Phylum Pl-4 Lycophyta (lycopods, club mosses)
Phylum Pl-5 Psilophyta (whisk ferns)
Phylum Pl-6 Sphenophyta (Equisetophyta, Arthrophyta)
Phylum Pl-7 Filicinophyta (Pteridophyta, Pterodatina, ferns)
Phylum Pl-8 Cycadophyta (cycads)
Phylum Pl-9 Ginkgophyta (ginkgos)
Phylum Pl-10 Coniferophyta (conifers)
Phylum Pl-11 Gnetophyta
Phylum Pl-12 Anthophyta (Angiospermophyta, Magnoliophyta, flowering plants)

Bibliography
Appendix A: List of Phyla (ungrouped)
Appendix B: List of Genera
Glossary
Index

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