Biological Classification


Kingdom Animalia

Keshav Bhatia, Academic Content Writer at Edumarz

  • Underneath Animalia, eukaryotic multicellular organisms without cell walls are placed.
  • They are heterotrophs and are dependent on plants for their food, directly or indirectly
  • Food is digested in an internal cavity and is stored primarily in the form of glycogen or fat.
  • Ingestion is the way in which they consume food, i.e., Holozoic nutrition
  • The growth pattern is definite. 
  • Adults have a definite shape and size.
  • Intricate neuromotor and sensory mechanisms are shown in higher animals.
  • Locomotion is shown in most forms.
  • Embryological development follows copulation in the male and female.

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