Clay S.
The monera has no nucleus is a single celled bacteria that lives in a variety of environments
Examples of Monera in the Desert



Pasteurella testudinis
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Pasteurella testudinis is an example of cocci monera. It lives on humans and animals.


Streptococcus pneumoniae The Streptococcus pneumoniae lives in horses and people.The temperature that the Monera lives in is at around 40 Degrees CelsiusThe Streptococcus pneumoniae is cocci shaped.
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Streptococcus pneumoniae lives in the desert and many many other enviremenments
Desert ProtistsProtists have a nucleus and organelles most single celled.Protozoans are animal like, have no cell walls, and no chlorophyll.Trypanosoma abisramid
Trypanosoma abisramid lives in tsetse flies and the Sahara desert
Trypanosoma abisramid lives in tsetse flies and the Sahara desert

Desert AlgaeThe definition of Algae are "plant-like" objects that have a cell wall and chlorophyl.


Atractophora hypnoides


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Atractophora hypnoides lives on rocks in the desert.
Desert FungiMulti-celled, no chlorophyll, absorb nutrientsDimelaena radiataAscomycota: Is sac or cup shaped
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Dimelaena radiata live on rocks.

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycoda
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Order: Lecanorales
Family: Physciaceae
Genus: Dimelaena
species: radiata


Desert FungiCaloplaca saxicolaAscomycota: Is sac or cup shaped

Caloplaca saxicola is a lichen that lives on rocks
Caloplaca saxicola is a lichen that lives on rocks


Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class:Lecanoromycetes
Order: Teloschistales
Family: Teloschistaceae
Genus:Caloplaca
Species: saxicola


Desert FungiCoelomomyces stegomyiaeZygomycota is a thread like spore at the end of filament
Kingdom: Fungi
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Coelomomyces stegomyiae lives in black flies and mosquitoes

Phylim: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Order: Entomophthorales
Family: Meristacraceae
Genus: Coelomomyces
Species: stegomyiae









Basidiomycotaclub-closely packed fildmentsPycnoporus coccineusKingdom: Fungi
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Pycnoporus coccineus lives on dead wood.
Phylum: BasidiomycotaClass: Basidiomycetes

Order: Polyporales
Family: PolyporaceaeGenus: Pycnoporusspecies: coccineus









PlantsMulti-celled, cell walls, and chlorophyll












Kingdom: Plantae

Phylum: Magnoliophyta
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Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Fabales

Family: Fabaceae

Genus: Calliandra

species: eriophylla












Kingdom: Plantae

Phylum: Magnoliophyta
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Mojave Aster


Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Asterales

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Xylorhiza

species: tortifolia





Zamia furfuracea

Kingdom: Plantae
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there are no common names


Phylum: Cycadophyta

Class: Cycadopsida

Order: Cycadales

Family: Zamiaceae

Genus: Zamia

species: furfuracea



Dioon edule

Kingdom: Plantae
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there are no common names

Phylum: Cycadophyta

Class: Cycadopsida

Order: Cycadales

Family: Zamiaceae

Genus: Dioon

species: edule


Claopodium whippleanum

Kingdom: Plantae
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there are no common names

Phylum: Bryophyta

Class: Bryopsida

Order: Hypnales

Family: Thuidiaceae

Genus: Claopodium

species: whippleanum








Gymnosperms:Repreduce with cones or seeds outside of plant no fruit.
Washingtonia filifera:Lives: next to an oasis in the shade of other trees
Kingdom: Plantae

Phylum: Liliopsida
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Desert fan palm


Class: Liliopsida

Order: Arecales

Family: Arecaceae

Genus: Washingtonia

species: filifera



Vascular:Tissues to conduct materials through out the plant.
alpine clubmoss
alpine clubmoss

Lycopodium alpinum :
Lives: on rocky hills.

Kindom: Plantae

Phylum Lycopodiophyta

Class Lycopodiopsida

Family Lycopodiaceae

Genus Lycopodium

species: alpinum


Pterophyta:
Ferns leaves with spores on bottom.
Pteris quadriaurita:

Lives: next to a desert oasis

kingdom: Plantae

Phylum:Pteridophyta

Class: Filicopsida

Order Polypodiales

Family Pteridaceae

Genus: Pteris

Species: quadriaurita



Lycophyta:Club mosses larger than non vascular mosses
Lycopodium annotinum:
Lives: near normal soil in the sand

Kindom: Plantae

Phylum: Lycopodiophyta
stiff club moss
stiff club moss


Class: Lycopodiopsida

Order: Lycopodiales

Family: Lycopodiaceae

Geneus: Lycopodium

Species: annotinum



Non Vascular:
No water conducting tissue, close to ground.
Grimmia laevigata:
Lives: in open sand plains in dry climate.
grimmia dry rock moss
grimmia dry rock moss


Kindom: Plantae

Phylum Bryophyta

Class Bryopsida

Order Grimmiales

Family Grimmiaceae

Genus Grimmia

Species: laevigata



Sphenophyta:
Hollow stems with joints.

Ephedra andina:
Lives: In between rocks in the spring.

Kingdom: Plantae


Phylum: Gnetophyta

Class: Gnetopsida

Family: Ephedraceae

Genus: Ephedra

species: andina











Arthropods
Two openings for food/waste, jointed appendages.
Ammotrecha araucana:
lives under rocks were there is shade.

Kingdom: Animalia
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Camel spider


Phylum Arthropoda

Class: Arachnida

Order: Solifugae

Family: Ammotrechidae

Genus: Ammotrecha

species: araucana






Segmented Worms
One opening for food another for waist simple nervous system 5 hearts.
Glycera dibranchiata:
lives in the sand

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Blood Worm

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Annelida

Class: Polychaeta

Order: Aciculata

Family: Glyceridae

Genus: Glycera

species: dibranchiata





Tardigrades
chiefly herbivorous invertebrate of the phylum Tardigrada, living in water, on mosses, lichens, etc.
Richtersius coronifer:
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Water bears

live inside plant cells

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Tardigrada

Class: Eutardigrada

Order: Parachela

Family: Macrobiotidae

Genus: Richtersius

species: coronifer


Mammals
advanced nervous system and brain, lungs, feed young with milk most birth live most habitats Endotherms


Camelus dromedarius
around were the climate is dry and in the raining season
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Camel


Kingdom: Animalia

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Bovidae

Genus: Camelus













Amphibians
Part of life in water with gills part of life with lungs two pairs of legs lay eggs smooth skin Ecto therms
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Couch's Spadefoot


Scaphiopus couchii:
Lives in large mud puddles.

Kingdom: Animailia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Amphibia

Order: Anura

Family: Scaphiopodidae

Genus: Scaphiopus









Lancelets

any of various small, transparent, fishlike marine organisms of the subphylum Cephalochordata that are related to vertebrates





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Florida lancelet


Branchiostoma floridae:
live small ponds under the sand.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Cephalochordata

Order: Not assigned

Family: Branchiostomidae

Genus: Branchiostoma

species: floridae


Birds

Hollow bones, enlarged lungs, lay eggs, scaly legs, feathers, clawed toes, and they are endotherms



Animalia

Chordata

Aves
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Cooper's Hawk


Ciconiiformes

Accipitridae

Accipiter

cooperii






Reptiles

Two pairs of legs, lay eggs, covered with plates or scales, have lungs, and are ectotherms





Animalia

Chordata

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Sidewinder

Reptilia

Squamata

Viperidae

Crotalus

cerastes








Mollusks

soft bodies, well developed organ systems, and some have hard shells





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Molluska

Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Helicidae

Helix

aspersa





Reptile





Animalia
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Desert Tortoise


Chordata

Reptilia

Testudines

Testudinidae

Gopherus

agassizii




Arthropod


Animalia

Arthropoda

Malacostraca

Isopoda

not assigned

Crenisopus

acinifer



no common name





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Chordata

Amphibia

Anura

Bufonidae

Anaxyrus

punctatus




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