[Taxacom] resend Kingdom Protista (and Subkingdom Chromista)

John Grehan calabar.john at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 03:19:21 CDT 2015


Why not ask Ken directly?

John Grehan

On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:45 PM, Michael A. Ivie <mivie at montana.edu> wrote:

> Ken Kinman repeatedly references his own classification, called the Kinman
> System, and posts modifications of it.  Does anyone actually use this?  In
> Web of Science, I find a 1994 reference, and a single citation of it in 20
> years.  Am I missing something?
>
> Mike
>
> On 10/28/2015 8:46 PM, Kenneth Kinman wrote:
>
>> Hotmail or Taxacom continues to make a mess posting my classifications,
>> so I'll try just one more time.  This is my final attempt.           Hi
>> All,                                    Below I decided to show Kingdom
>> Protista divided into Subkingdoms Protozoa and Chromista. I could also
>> combine Phylum Chlorophyta and Kingdom Metaphyta into a Kingdom
>> Viridiplantae if that consensus would be preferable (but that is a separate
>> issue to be decided later). I am all for a consensus classification, but I
>> just don't think Ruggiero et al. was quite enough of a consensus for the
>> protists (and the Kingdoms that evolved from them).
>>          ---------------Ken P.S. It should be noted that the current
>> version of Chromista has become much broader than when Chromista was first
>> proposed decades ago. So much so that I am somewhat reluctant to still call
>> this Subkingdom Chromista (especially with the recent addition of
>> Rhizaria). However, in view of Ruggiero et al.'s continued recognition of a
>> full Kingdom Chromista, they left me with little choice if a true consensus
>> is to be achieved. Anyway, just as there are probably better ways to
>> subdivide Superkingdom Prokaryota (into Negibacteria and Posibacteria,
>> rather than Eubacteria and Archaebacteria), there are also probably better
>> ways to subdivide Kingdom Protista. In each case, I guess I'll just have to
>> try to modify the consensus in two steps instead of one. Hopefully I'll
>> live long enough to see that happen.       -----------------Ken Kinman
>>               KINGDOM PROTISTA SUBKINGDOM PROTOZOA% 1   Euglenozoa  2A
>> Percolozoa  B   Loukozoa  C   Metamonada  3A  Amoebozoa  B  Breviatea  C
>> Apusozoa  D  Choanozoa%%             1A Cristidiscoidea             1B
>> {{Fungi}}             2 Ichthyosporea             ? Corallochytrea
>>   3 Filasterea            4 Choanoflagellatea             5 {{Animalia}}
>> _a_ {{Kingdom FUNGI a.k.a. EUMYCOTA}} (true fungi)   _b_ {{Kingdom
>> ANIMALIA, a.k.a. METAZOA}}  4A  Glaucophyta  B  Rhodophyta  C
>> Chlorophyta%  _a_  {{Kingdom METAPHYTA, a.k.a PLANTAE sensu stricto}}
>> (embryophytes)  5  {{Subkingdom Chromista}}
>> SUBKINGDOM CHROMISTA   1A  Cryptophyta   1B  Haptophyta   2  Rhizaria  3
>> Heterokonta (stramenopiles)  4  Ciliophora  5  Dinozoa (or Dinophyta)  6
>> Sporozoa
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