RE: NANFA-- mneumonic device

Denkhaus, Robert (DenkhaR_at_Ci.Fort-Worth.TX.US)
Sun, 22 Apr 2001 08:55:21 -0500

King Phillip Came Over From Great Scotland.
(Kingdom - Phyllum - Class - Order - Family - Genus - Species)

Rob Denkhaus
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

> -----Original Message-----
> From: William Allen jr.
> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2001 12:01 AM
> To:; nanfa at
> Subject: NANFA-- mneumonic device
> I remember hearing once ofa mnuemonic device use to help
> remember the names
> of the classification order;
> kingdom, phylum..........down to...... genus, species. It began, "King
> Phillip......" and continued as an acronym for the order of
> classifications.
> Could someone out there please refresh my memory (or make up
> a really cool
> new one)?
> thanx,
> Bill Allen

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