The five kingdoms of living things are Monera, Protista, Fungi (or Mycota), Plantae (or Metaphyta) and Animalia (or Metazoa). The kingdom is the third taxonomic rank in the biological classification system. More »

Five characteristics of living things, which are comprised of one or more cells, include the ability to grow, adapt and reproduce, along with responsiveness to stimuli and metabolic processes necessary for survival. The ... More »

All organisms belong to one of five kingdoms: animal, plant, moneran, fungi and protist. All living organisms fall into specific categories using taxonomy, which groups all living things into groups based on biological c... More »

Viruses do not belong in any of the five traditional kingdoms of Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia, but some biologists say they belong in their own kingdom. Viruses lack cells, one criterion used to place en... More »

The kingdoms in the domain Eukarya are Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia. Eukaryota consists of organisms that have a true nucleus and structures called organelles that are surrounded by membranes. More »

Lichens may belong to one, two, or all three of the following kingdoms: Fungi, Protista and Monera. Lichens are groups of multiple organisms, which may occur in the forms of fungi, protists and monerans. Although they sh... More »

The six kingdoms of living organisms are Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia. Each organism is placed into one of these six kingdoms based on specific characteristics, such as cell type, met... More »