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.

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