What Are the Phyla of Organisms?

Answer A phylum is a ranking near the top of the taxonomic classification system, which attempts to categorize organisms based on common traits. The first two levels on the traditional taxonomic ladder ar... Read More »

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Types of Phyla?

When discussing types of animals, a phylum is the subdivision below kingdom and above class. There are five major kingdoms (Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia), each with several differe... Read More »

Characteristics of the Animal Phyla?

In the biological classification of species, a phylum is a group that is part of one of the six large kingdoms: Plantae, Fungi, Animalia, Protista, Archaea and Bacteria. Although Latin is the offic... Read More »

How many phyla are in the plant kingdom?

Zero. Phyla belong to the animal kingdom. Instead, the plant kingdom, formally called Kingdom Plantae, has divisions, though phyla and divisions basically mean the same thing. The plant kingdom is ... Read More »

Organisms That Eat Organisms?

An organism that eats or consumes another organism for its survival is known as a heterotroph, while an organism that makes its own food through the process of photosynthesis is known as an autotro... Read More »