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Life in Freshwater

Life in Freshwater

Scroll down the page to find the kingdoms and species or if you know the kingdom click the link This uses the 5 kingdoms classification system:

Kingdom
Kingdom
Kingdom
Kingdom
Fungi
Kingdom
Monera

 

Protista Kingdom

 

Animal Kingdom

Phylum Cnidaria

Hydra

Phylum Platyhelminthese - Flatworms

Class Turbellaria - free-living flatworms
Class Trematoda - parasitic flukes

Phylum Annelida - the true worms, with chaetae or bristles on segmentmented body

Class Oligichaeta
Class Hirudinea

 

Phylum Horsehair Worm

 

Phylum Arthropoda - those with jointed bodies and limbs, external skeleton

Class Crustacea - crustaceans with two pairs of antennae

 

Class Insecta - the insects with 3 pairs of legs, one pair of antennae

Elmid Beetle

Class Arachnida - spiders and mites with four pairs of legs

Mites

Phylum Mollusca

Class Gastropoda

Class Bivalva

Phylum Chordata

Lamprey

Class Pisces - Fish

Class Amphibia - the amphibians

Toads

Class Aves - Birds

Kingfisher

Plant Kingdom

Phylum Bryophyta - the mosses and liverworts

 

Liverwort

Mosses including Sphagnum

Phylum Pteridophyta - the ferns, horsetails, club-mosses

Phylum Spermatophyta - the flowering plants

Grasses, Rushes & Sedges

Rushes

Flowers

Shore Weed
Common Pond Weed
Canadian Pond Weed (Elodea)

Trees


Freshwater Site created and developed by the Field Studies Council

All images are Copyright Julian Cremona, Dale Fort


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