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Domain Characteristics

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Domain Bacteria
Kingdom Eubacteria



-prokaryote cells

-1 or colonial cells

-they can move

-they can eat others or make food

-asexual by fission


Examples: Salmonella and Nostoc

Domain Archaea
Kingdom Archaebacteria

-prokaryote cells

-1 cell

-some of them move

-break down chemicals for food

-asexual by fission

Examples: Thermophiles and Halophiles

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Protista

-eukaryote cells

-1 cell or colonial

-they move

-they make their own food and eat others

-asexual by fission


Examples: Paramecium and Ameba

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Fungi

-eukaryote cells

-Multi-cellular (yeast 1 cell)

-don't move

-eat decaying matter

-sexual and asexual


Examples: Molds and Penicillin


Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Plant

-eukaryote cells

-multicellular

-don't move

-make food by photosynthesis

-asexual and sexual


Examples: Trees and Flowers

Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animal

-eukaryote cells

-multicellular

-they move

-they eat others or plants

-sexual and asexual


Examples: Zebra and Bird