Algae includes a very big group of very different organisms, each with its own scientific name. For example, the scientific name of green algae is Pediastrum boryanum. Prymnesium parvum is the scientific name for golden brown algae.
Algae are a part of the eukaryote domain. Scientific names include the genus and species of the organism, but algae do not all belong to one species, or even one genus. Algae include genera, such as Chlorella, which are unicellular or made up of only one cell. On the other hand, giant kelp, a large brown alga, belongs to a different genus that is multicellular, and can grow up to 50 meters in length.Learn More
A group of moose is known as a herd. Moose occupy northern parts of North America, Asia and Europe. The moose is the biggest species of deer.Full Answer >
Common examples of detritivores include millipedes, dung flies, woodlice, burying beetles and many types of terrestrial worms. Detritivores, which obtain nutrients from decomposing organic matter, are important parts of the nutrient cycle and decomposition.Full Answer >
Yellow jackets live for roughly a year and a half. They live an entire life cycle from egg to larva to adult from the spring of one year through the fall of the following year. Only one yellow jacket, the new queen, lives to see another year.Full Answer >
A mole can see, but its vision is poor. Moles only distinguish light from dark and movement, but no colors. A mole's ears and eyes are internal, which prevents them from getting clogged while the animal burrows in dirt.Full Answer >