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Kingdom Monera

In the grasslands there are many different types of Monera that live there. Kingdom Monera is the kingdom of single celled organisms that have no nucleus and are not green. The first Monera is Diogenidae clibanarius, it is commonly known as red slime algae it lives in the freshwater ponds. The second Monera is Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii, it is commonly known as blue-green algae, it lives in freshwater ponds.







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Diogenidae clibanarius




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blue green alge







Kingdom Protista
Many types of cells live in the grasslands. Some of them are from the Protista kingdom. Protista means- A huge variety of organisms that are mostly single-celled, they have a nucleus, organelles and they are not green, and almost all are microscopic. The first Protista is
Trichonympha trichonympha, it is commonly known as Trichonympha, it lives in the termite gut. The second Protista is Heteromita globosa, it is commonly known a soil flagellate, It lives in soil.




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Trichonympha trichonympha



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Heteromita globosa



Kingdom Fungi
Kingdom Fungi- Most fungi are multi-celled, have no chlorophyll, and they absorb nutrients to get food!

The first fungus is the Tulostoma niveumis. It is a club fungus that lives in the Scottish grasslands on the rocks. Its common name white stalkball. The second fungus is a Colletotrichum graminicola or as it's commonly known as Anthracnose. It is a threadlike fungus that lives on trees and the ground.



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Tulostoma niveumis


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Colletotrichum graminicola or Anthracnose




Kingdom Plantae
Kingdom Plante-Most organisms in Kingdom Plante are multi-celled, most have cell wall and chlorophyll wich means they are mostly green.


Angiosperms
Kingdom: Plantae
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Sweet Bay


Division: Angiosperms

Class: Magnoliids

Order: Magnoliales

Family: Magnoliaceae


Genus: Magnolia

species: virginia

Common name: Sweet Bay

Lives: It lives off of the ground like normal trees, it is found in the central part of the United States in the grasslands region.






Gymnosperms
Kingdom: Plantea
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Stanger's cyad


Division: Cycadopyta


Class: Cycadopsida


Order: Cycadles

Family: Stangeriaceae


Genus:Stangeria

species: eriopus

common name: Stanger's cyad

Lives: Stanger's cyad lives on the coastal, (land next to the sea; the seashore) ,grassland sand and on a few inland forests along the east coast of South Africa!





Ferns


Kingdom:Plantea


Division: Pteridophyta

Class: Pteridopsida
Mosquito Fern
Mosquito Fern


Order: Salviniales

Family: Azollaceae

Genus:Azolla

species:caroliniana

Common name: Mosquito Fern

Lives: The mosquito fern is usually found in the moist areas of the grasslands all over the world, it is on top
of the water in swampy areas or in watering holes!



Horsetails
Kingdom:
Plantea
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Equisetum telmateia


Division:
Equisetophyta

Class:
Equisetopsida

Order: Equisetales


Family: Equisetaceae


Genus:
Equisetum

species:
telmateia

Common Name:Milde giant horsetail

Lives: It lives in the marshy parts of the grasslands all over he world.




Coniferophyta


Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Pinophyta

Class: Pinopsida
Italian Stone Pine
Italian Stone Pine

Order: Pinales

Family: Pinaceae

Genus: Pinus

species: pinea

Common Name: Italian Stone Pine. There are also some other variations to it's common name. Such as a Nut pine, a Parasol Pine, and an Umbrella pine (not the Japanese kind of Umbrella Pine)!

Lives: The Italian stone pine is native to Southern Europe, commonly found in the Mediterranean region.

Italian Stone Pine's bark (notice it's vertical pattern)
Italian Stone Pine's bark (notice it's vertical pattern)




Umbrella Pine (Italain Stone Pine) in Italy
Umbrella Pine (Italain Stone Pine) in Italy












Mosses

Kingdom: Plantae
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Brachythecium Moss


Division:Bryophyta

Class:Bryoesida

Order:hypnales

Family:Brachytheciaceae


Genus:
Brachythecium

species: rutabulum


Common name:Brachythecium Moss

Lives:
This mosses lives on rocks,and soil. Also it lives by rocky streams and wet woodlands


Gnetophyta

Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Gnetophyta

Class: Gnetopsida
Melinjo
Melinjo

Order: Gnetales

Family: Gnetaceae

Genus: Gnetum

species: gnemon

Common Name: Melinjo

Lives: It mainly lives in the southeastern part of Asia, and the western Pacific Ocean islands!


Mangnoliophyta

Kingdom: Plantae

Phylum: Magnoliophyta
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Earleaf acacia
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Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Fabales

Family: Fabaceae

Genus: Acacia
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leaf of Earleaf acacia

species: auriculiformis

Common Name: Auri, Earleaf acacia, Earpod wattle, Northern black wattle, Papuan wattle, Tan wattle

Lives: It is commonly found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

Consumer Type: Producer


Kingdom: Plantae

Division:
Magnoliapyta
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Grass


Class:
Lilospida

Order:
Poales

Family:
Poaceae

Genus:
Echinochloa

species:
muricata

Common Name:
Grass

Lives:
Everywhere

Consumer Type:
Producer
Kingdom Animalia
Kingdom Animalia: are multi-celled organisms that digest food.
Mammals
Lion

Kingdom: Animalia
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Male Lion


Phylum:Chordata


Class:
Mammalia
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lion cub


Order:Carnivora


Family: Felidae


Genus:Panthera


species:
leo

Lives
: In the savannas, in Africa

Common Name
: Lion

Consumer Type:
Carnivore



Deer Mouse
Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia
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Deer Mouse

Order: Rodentia

Family: Cricetidae

Genus: Preomyscus

species: maniculatus

Common Name: Deer mouse

Lives: It lives mainly in the southwestern parts of America, and in some parts of New Mexico.


Consumer Type: Omnivore


Horse

Kingdom: Animalia
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Wild Horse


Phylum: Chordata

Class:Mammalia

Order: Perissodactyla

Family: Equidae

Genus:Equus

species:caballus

Common Name: Horse

Lives: Grassy Plains

Consumer Type: Herbivore


Giraffe

Kingdom: Animalia
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giraffe in savanah
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giraffes use teir 2-4in. long necks to reach leaves on the taller trees

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Giraffidae

Genus: Giraffa

species: camelopardalis

Common Name: Giraffe
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Because of their long necks giraffes' must bend down to drink


Lives: It is commenly found in the grasslands central to southern regions of Africa. They especially like areas that have acacia (shrub) growth.

Consumer Type: Herbivore

Zebra

Kingdom:
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Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Mammalia

Order:
Perissodactyla

Genus:
Equus

species:
quagga

Common Name
: Zebra

Lives:
In the Grasslands of Africa

Consumer Type: Herbivore


Elephant

Kingdom: Animalia
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African Elephant


Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Proboscidae

Family: Elephantidae

Genus: Loxodonta

species: africana

Common Name: African Elephant

Lives:On the savannas in Africa

Consumer Type: Herbivore


Bison

Kingdom: Animaila

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bouidae
American Bison
American Bison



Genus: Bison

species: bonaus

Common Name: Bison

Lives: Grasslands in North America

Consumer Type: Herbivore
Birds
Ostrich
Kingdom: Animalia


Phylum:
Chordata
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Male and femal ostrich

Class:
Aves

Order:
Struthioniformes

Family:
Struthioidea

Genus:
Struthio

species:
camelus

Lives:
Grasslands in Africa

Common Name: Ostrich

Consumer Type: Omnivore

Red-tailed Hawk:

Kingdom: Animalia
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Red-tailed Hawk


Phylum
: Chordata

Class:
Aves

Order:
Accipitriformes

Family:
Accipitridae

Genus:
Buteo

species:
jamaicensis

Common Name: Red-tailed hawk

Lives:
In the grasslands in North America

Consumer Type:
Carnivore

Reptile
Cobra

Kingdom:
Animalia
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Cobra


Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Squamata

Family:
Elapidae

Genus: Naja

species:
mandalayensis

Common Name: Cobra

Lives: In the northern region of India

Consumer Type:
Carnivore


Bullsnake

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Squamata
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Deadly Bullsnake


Family: Colubridae

Genus: Pituophis

species: catenifer

Common Name: Bullsnake

Lives: The Bullsnake is native to the northern parts of Mexico, and southern Canada!

Consumer Type: Carnivore


Amphibians

White's Tree Frog

Kingdom: Animalia
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White's Tree Frog


Phylum: Chordata

Class:Amphibia

Order: Anura

Family:Ascaphidae

Genus:Litoria

species:caerulea

Common Name:White's Tree Frog

Lives: On the Trees in Grasslands all over the World

Consumer Type: Carnivore

African Bull Frog

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Vertebrata
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African Bull Frog


Order: Anura

Family: Ranidae

Genus:Encephalopathy

species: adspersus

Lives: In the grasslands of Africa

Common Name: African Bull Frog

Consumer Type:
Carnivore



Arthropods


Mexican Redknee Tarantula


Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida
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Female Mexican redknee tarantula

Order: Araneae

Family: Theaphosidae

Genus: Brachypelma

species: smithi

Common Name: Mexican Redknee Tarantula

Lives: This tarantula is manily found in the mountains of Mexico.

Consumer Type: Carnivore





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Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Nymphalidae

Genus: Danaus

species: plexippus

Common Name: Monarch Butterfly

Lives: Since the 19th century they've lived in New Zeland and Australia but the migrate to different places like here in Michigan!

Consumer Type: Herbivore

FlatwormsTapeworm

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Platyhelmirthes

Class:
Castoda

Order:
Cyclophyllidea

Family:
Taeniidae
Tapeworm
Tapeworm


Genus:
Taenia

species:
solium

Common Name: Tapeworm

Lives: In the digestive tracks of wild hogs

Consumer Type: Carnivore


Landchovy

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum:

Class:

Order:

Family:

Genus:
Bipalium

species: adventitium

Lives: It is native to Indonesia but it is also found in most of North America

Common Name: Landchovy

Consumer: Carnivore

Eats: Earthworms

Roundworms


Lancet Liver Fluke

Kingdom: Anamalia
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Lacet liver fluke

Phylum: Platyhelminthes

Class:
Trematoda

Order: Plagiorchiida

Family: Dicrocoeliidae

Genus: Dicrocoelium

species: dendriticum

Common Name: Lancet liver fluke

Lives: The Lancet liver fluke tends to live in cattel or other grazing mammals

Consumer: Decomposer


Ascaris

Kingdom: Animalia

Phlyum: Nematoda
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Giant intestinal roundworm

Class: Secernentea

Order: Ascaridida

Family: Ascarididae

Genus: Ascaris

species: lumbricoides

Common Name: giant intestinal roundworms

Lives: giant intestinal roundworms are commonly found in horses

Consumer: Decomposer


Segmented Worms
Earthworm

Segmented worms

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Annelida

Class: Oligochaeta

Order: Haplotaxida

Family: Lumbricidae

Genus: Lumbricus
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Earthworms


species: terrestris

Common Name: Earthworm

Lives: In the ground of the grasslands

Consumer Type: Decomposer

Tube Worm


Kingdom:
Animalia
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Tube Worm


Phylum:Annelida

Class:
Clitellata

Order:
Pogonophora

Family:
Riftiidae

Genus:
Riftia

species: pachyptila

Common Name:Tube Worms

Lives:
in soil

Consumer Type:Decomposer

Mollusk
Slug
Kingdom:
Animalia
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Stiliger bellulus


Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Gastropoda

Order: Sacoglossa

Family:Stiligeridae

Genus:Stiliger

species:bellulus

Common Name:Slug

Lives: On plants, in soil

Consumer Type:
Herbivore


Snail

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca
White-lipped Snail
White-lipped Snail

Class: Gastropoda
Order: Pulmonata
Family: Helicidea

Genus: Cepaea

species: hortonsis

Lives: On wood and plants

Common Name: White-lipped Snail

Consumer Type: Herbivore



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