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Scientific Names and Classification (Writing Assignment) choose any species of animal that interests you. Find its complete scientific name and classification. Explain each level of the classification of this animal. If you choose this assignment please submit in the Assignment area for the Writing Assignment as a Word or PDF document. Please remember to include your full name on the assignment. The Animal I have chosen is a Chinese dwarf hamster, also known as Cricetulus griseus Phodopus scientifically. My daughter has one for a pet that is why I chose this animal. We will call this particular dwarf hamster BOO BOO. This nut and seed loving animals classifiacation are as follows, a wild type hamster (I agree) Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Chordata, Class Mammalia, Order Rodentia, and finally Species Cricetulus griseus. I will explain the classifications which are only assigning BOO BOO to a family, order, class, phylum and kingdom. First BOO BOO belongs to the Animalia Kingdom, which means multicellular (multi- celled organism) and heterotrophic in which the organism… BOO BOO, use’s carbon compounds and food for growth and to reproduce. BOO BOO’s Phylum (next organism classification stage) is listed as Chordata for BOO BOO to fall into the Chordata there are four traits the anamail must have, the Pharyngeal slits opening inside the throat outside of neck in some this would be gills to others it would evolve to ears. The dorsal nerve cord is the main nerve that runs down the back connecting the brain to all the muscles and organs thru out one’s body. A notochord is a cartilaginous rod that supports the nerve cord. We also have the post-anal tail which is pretty self explanatory. Mammalia were first recorded back to the Jurassic period, they range in all different sizes have hair and produce milk. BOO BOO falls in the order of rodentia aka the…...

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