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NEET Biology Biological Classification

Biological Classification PDF Notes, Important Questions and Synopsis

 

SYNOPSIS

 

  • Different classification systems proposed by scientists:


    Classification System

    Description

    Two Kingdom Classification

    • Linnaeus (1758) divided all organisms into two kingdoms—Plantae and Animalia 

    Three Kingdom Classification

    • Haeckel (1866) created a new kingdom Protista having only unicellular eukaryotes.

    Four Kingdom Classification

    • Copeland (1956) placed prokaryotes under a separate kingdom named Monera.

    Five Kingdom Classification

    • R.H. Whittaker (1969) classified organisms into five kingdoms—Monera, Protista, Plantae, Fungi and Animalia.

    Six Kingdom Classification

    • Carl Woese proposed the three domain system—Archae (Archaebacteria), Bacteria (Eubacteria), Eukarya (Plantae, Animalia, Protista, Fungi).
  • Classification of Kingdom Protista:
  • Classification of Kingdom Fungi:




  • Classification of Kingdom Monera:



  • Viruses are non-cellular organisms characterised by an inert crystalline structure outside the living cell.

  • Viroids are infectious RNA particles which lack a protein coat. 

  • Prions are infectious proteinaceous agents which lack genetic material.

  • Lichens are the symbiotic association between an alga (phycobiont) and a fungus (mycobiont).

Different classification systems proposed by scientists: