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Linnean Classification: Arctic Animals

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Kingdom

Phylum

Class

Order

Family

Genus

Species

Subspecies

Animals

Vertebrates

Mammals

Lagomorphs

Leporidae

Lepus

arcticus
(Arctic hare)

 
           

americanus

 
         

Sylvilagus (cottontail)

   
       

Ochotonidae

Ochotona (pika)

   
     

Carnivores

Canidae

Vulpes

lagopus
(Arctic fox)

 
         

Canis

lupus
(wolf)

arctos
(Arctic wolf)

       

Ursidae

Ursus

maritimus (polar bear)

 
       

Odobenidae

Odobenus

rosmarus (walrus)

 
     

Rodents

       
     

Insectivores

       
     

Primates

       
     

Cetacea

       
   

Birds

Strigiformes

Strigidae

Bubo

scandiacus (Snowy Owl)

 
   

Fishes

         
   

Reptiles

         
   

Amphibians

         
 

Invertebrates

           

Plants

             

Fungi

             

Protists

             

Monera

             

 


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