Science Classification

Posted On May 30, 2009

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Phylum (Class) of animals included in The Kingfisher First Animal Encyclopedia.
Discussing groupings is not necessary in 1st grade; however, if you plan to do it (which I do) study animals of same phylum and class together.

Mollusca: octopus, squid, slug, snail, shellfish

Annelida: earthworm

Echinodermata: Starfish, ray

Cnidaria: Jelly fish

Chordates (amphibia): frog and toad, newt, amphibian

(reptilia): lizard, all snakes, turtle and tortoise, alligator and crocodile, chameleon, komodo dragon and iguana

Chordates (chondroichthyes):

Chordates (osteichthyes):
eel, salmon and trout, fish, goldfish and carp, seahorse, swordfish,

Chordates (aves):
all birds, chicken and turkey, duck and goose

Chordates (mammalia):
aardvark, anteater, antelope, armadillo, baboon, badger, bat, bear, beaver, bison and musk ox, buffalo, camel, cat, chimpanzee, cow and bull, deer, dog, dolphin, donkey, elephant, elk, fox, giraffe, goat, gorilla, guinea pig, hedgehog, hippopotamus, horse, hyena, kangaroo and wallaby, killer whale, koala, wombat and opossum, lemur, leopard, lion, llama, meerkat, mole, monkey, mouse, orangutan, otter, panda, pig, polar bear, porcupine, puma, rabbit and hare, racoon, rate, reindeer, rhinoceros, sea cow, seal and sea lion, sheep, skunk, sloth, squirrel, tiger, walrus, weasel, wahle, wolf, yak, zebra

Arthropoda (chilopoda): centipede

Arthropoda (arachnida):
spider, scorpion

Arthropoda (insecta):
ant and termite, bee and wasp, beetle, butterfly and moth, cricket and grasshopper, dragonfly and damselfly, fly

Crustacea* (malacostraca):
crab, lobster and crayfish, shrimp and prawn
*(crustacea is a subphylum of arthropoda)