Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 26 - 26.6 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

The kingdom Monera is no longer considered a valid taxon due to having members from two different domains. Domains are a higher level of classification than kingdoms. Monera used to be used to classify prokaryotes, but since they have been found out to span over two domains (Archaea and Bacteria), it is now obsolete.

Work Step by Step

Look over Chapter 26.6 and pay attention to the old and current systems of taxonomy that have been used. Note the changes.
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