Zoology mnemonic

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The hierarchy of scientific classification

Zoology mnemonics, with zoological phrases, are used to memorize the scientific classification applied in zoology. For example:

King Penguins congregate on frozen ground sometimes has the first letter of each word corresponding in order to the first letter of the descending order of scientific classification.[a]

Mnemonic Zoology term
King Kingdom
Penguins Phylum
Congregate Class
On Order
Frozen Family
Ground Genus
Sometimes Species

Zoology mnemonics[edit]

Zoology-phrase mnemonics, which are used to memorize the scientific taxonomic classification system, include:

  • "King Penguins congregate on frozen ground sometimes"
  • "King Parrots clash over fairly good seed"
  • "Keep pond clean or frogs get sick"

Some non-zoology mnemonics[edit]

There are also non-zoology mnemonics which are used to memorize the taxonomic classification system. These include:

  • "Keep passing classes or forget graduate school"
  • "Kids pick candy over fancy green salad"
  • "Kings play chess on fine grain sand."
  • "Kiss please - come on, for goodness sake"
  • "King Philip called on five girls Saturday"
  • "King Phillip calls out for greasy steaks"
  • "King Phillip came over for good soup"
  • "King Phillip came over for good spaghetti"
  • "King Philip came over for great science"
  • "King Phillip came over from German shores"
  • "King Philip came over from Germany speedily"
  • "King Philip came over from Germany stoned"
  • "King Phillip, come out, for God's sake" [1]
  • "King Phillip come out, for goodness sake"
  • "King Philip cried over fat girls singing"

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