Classification of Living Organisms

Living organisms are very much found in population. They have different colours and form. It has been categorized into many categories on the basis of similarities. Basically living organisms are categorized into two categories - plants and organisms.

1. Plants are fixed in land and have the leaves of green or another colours.

2. Organisms can move from one place to another and eat other organisms or plants.

3. The third category belongs to those who are not green colour plants and not moving organism, one of the example is white coloured fungi which lives on food items or mushroom grown for food or dirty place grown mushroom.

4. The fourth category is of micro organism which have one cell body like algae (green coloured thread like structure in a pond) or amoeba living in dirty water.

5. The Fifth category has a single cell bacteria or micro organism. Lakhs of bacteria can live in a needle's tip.

Organism are being classified from old times. This classification was started by Carl Linius in 1735 in modern science. But now days these are classified into five types with some changes. They have been placed from simple to complex in the following manner:

1. Monera kingdom - bacteria, virus, etc.

2. Protista Kingdom - Algae, Amoeba, etc.

3. Fungi kingdom - fungus, mushroom, etc.

4. Plantae Kingdom - all plants like neem, mango, rose, marigold, etc.

5. Animalia kingdom - organism kingdom - all organism like dog, monkey, cat, lice, bird, humans, etc.