Monday, December 10, 2007

Concept 26.6

Q1: Which kingdoms in Whittaker’s five- kingdom system include organisms now in the domain Eukarya?

A1: Protista, Plantae, Fungi, Animalia

Q2: Based on Figure 26.22, explain why the kingdom Monera is no longer considered a valid taxon?

A2: Monera included both bacteria and archaea, but archaea are more closely related to eukaryotes than to bacteria.

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