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One of the taxonomic kingdoms in the old biological classification system that consisted of prokaryotes, particularly bacteria, archebacteria, and blue-green algae


Kingdom Monera is one of the five kingdoms of biological classification system, which is no longer widely used.

Word origin: Greek moneres (single, solitary)

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Newbie question about the first life

... Plant, Fungi, Protoctista (algae and slime molds, and not to be confused with the kingdom Protista suggested by Haeckel in the 19th Century), and Monera (bacteria). The first four are all prokaryotes. Bacteria are now seen as special creatures, unlike all others. (Maybe they're extraterrestrials, ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Views: 10516

Re: Re:

... it is chordate. I would think arthropods would be a better opposite. wouldn't annelid be a better opposite? or rather let it go down to monera groups :wink:

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by jwalin
Sat Dec 12, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Vertebrates and invertebrates
Replies: 11
Views: 11367

Help with some more questions

... eubacteria. they are called arhebacteria only because they are both prokaryotes, which all used to be clumped together in a single kingdom called Monera. Now we know different

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by MrMistery
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:40 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with some more questions
Replies: 6
Views: 4544

Re: characteristics of the six kingdoms

I dont think there is any need of 6th kingdom as it is easily classified with 5 kingdoms taking eubacteria and archaebacteria in the kindom monera. Maybe as one domain "Prokarya" to go with the already-existing Eukarya, but as kingdoms I think they're different enough to be separate. ...

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by EASTstroudsburg13
Thu Sep 17, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: characteristics of the six kingdoms
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Views: 57273

The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox

... is made up of protists (single-celled creatures invisible to the human eye); Fungi, which is made up of mushrooms, mold, yeast, lichen, etc; and Monera, which is made up of the three types of bacteria. The next category is the Phylum. There are several phyla within each kingdom. The phyla start ...

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by gamila
Wed Jul 15, 2009 12:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Colin Leslie Dean species paradox
Replies: 135
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