Taxonomy of a Doberman Pinscher
By : Devon Macklin
Taxonomy is the branch of science especially concerned with classification.
7 taxon levels - Kingdom (Animalia, Plantae, Fungi ,Protista , Archaebacteria , and BacteriaEubacteria), Phylum (Ecdysozoa and Embryophyta) , Class (Chordata, Mammalia, & Carnivora) , Order (Juglandaea & Fagales) , Family (Suffixes "aceae" & "idae") , Genus (Pongo & Hominidae) , Species (Boa, Lion, Dog, & Tiger).
My Organism's Classification of Levels
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - C. lupus
Facts of my Organism
* A Doberman was primarily a guard dog. * The life span of a Doberman is from 12 to 14 years. * A Doberman is a mix breed of a Rottweiler, Black & Tan Terrier, & a German Pinscher. * Dobermans were founded in the 19th Century. * The general weight of a Doberman is from 60 to 80 pounds. * Dobermans have cropped ears & docked tails.