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Examples of Systematic Classification

Examples of Systematic Classification
Common NameSpecies NameGenusFamilyOrderClassPhylum (Division)Kingdom
HumansHomo sapiensHomoHominidaePrimatesMammaliaChordataAnimalia
Rhesus monkeyMacaca mulattaMacacaCercopithecidae
Leopard frogRana pipiensRanaRanidaeAnuraAmphibia
Wood frogRana sylvatica
Long-winged grasshopperDissosteira longipennisDissosteiraAcrididaeOrthopteraInsectaArthropoda
Black widow spiderLatrodectus mactansLatrodectusTheridiidaeAraneaeArachnida
White cloverTrifolium repensTrifoliumLeguminosaeRosalesMagnoliopsidaMagnoliophytaPlantae
Black cherryPrunus serotinaPrunusRosaceae
Wood lilyLilium philadelphicumLiliumLiliaceaeLilialesLiliatae
Ponderosa pinePinus ponderosaPinusPinaceaeConiferalesPinopsidaPinophyta
Ginkgo treeGinkgo bilobaGinkgoGinkgoaceaeGinkgoalesGinkgoopsida
Haircap mossPolytrichum juniperumPolytrichumPolytrichaceaePolytrichalesMusciBryophyta

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