Flashcards in 26.6 New Information Continues to Revise our Understanding of the Tree of Life Deck (3)
What were the 5 original kingdoms recognized?
Monera (prokaryotes), Protista (mostly unicellular organisms), Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia.
What are the three Domains and what do they consist of?
- Domain Bacteria: contains most of the currently known prokaryotes.
- Domain Archaea: consist of a diverse group of prokaryotic organisms that inhibit many environments.
- Domain Eukarya: consists of all organisms that have cells containing true uncles, includes unicellular and multicellular organisms, plants, fungi, and animals.