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Taxonomy

Kingdom Archaebacteria














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Archaebacteria;
   -developed about 3.5 billion years ago and like to live in enviroments like early earth
   -are prokaryotic
   -live in extreme enviroments such as deep sea vents, hot springs or salty places
   -are all chemoautotrophic
   -are anerobic
   -are unicellular
There are three types:
   -thermophiles, live in the hot springs or in deep sea vents
   -halophiles, live in salty enviroments like the Dead Sea or in salt lakes
   -methanogens, live in swamps, are anerobic and produce methane