Scientific Classification

Following information for the scientific classification of fauna. The fluid nature of science means that information can change, in the light of more research and studies. The beautiful nature of the world wide web, makes this information easily available. Please feel free to let us know if any information provided here has change.

Anura

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Amphibia
  • Clade: Salientia
  • Order: Anura
  • Suborders:
    • Archaeobatrachia
    • Mesobatrachia
    • Neobatrachia

Arachnid

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Chelicerata
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Orders:
    • Acari
    • Amblypygi
    • Araneae
    • †Haptopoda
    • Opiliones
    • Palpigradi
    • †Phalangiotarbi
    • Pseudoscorpiones
    • Ricinulei
    • Schizomida
    • Scorpiones
    • Solifugae
    • Thelyphonida
    • †Trigonotarbida
    • †Uraraneida
    • Xiphosura

Aves – Birds

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Clade: Sauropsida
  • Clade: Avemetatarsalia
  • Clade: Ornithurae
  • Class: Aves

Carnivora

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Clade: Carnivoramorpha
  • Clade: Carnivoraformes
  • Order: Carnivora
  • Suborders:
    • Caniformia
    • Feliformia

Marsupialia

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Clade: Metatheria
  • Infraclass: Marsupialia
  • Orders:
  • Ameridelphia
    • Didelphimorphia
    • Paucituberculata
  • Australidelphia
    • Microbiotheria
    • Dasyuromorphia
    • Peramelemorphia
    • Notoryctemorphia
    • Diprotodontia

Australidelphia is the superorder containing approximately three-quarters of all marsupials, including all those native to Australasia, with a single species from South America (with all other American marsupials being members of the Ameridelphia).