A taxon is the classification of the living beings that are arranged on the basis of a particular level of hierarchy. Thus, the basic level of classification can be written as species, followed by genus, family, order, class, phylum, or division, all these categories are arranged in ascending order.Answered by Abhisek | 1 year ago
Illustrate the taxonomical hierarchy with suitable examples of a plant and an animal.
Why is a key helpful in the identification and classification of an organism?
Define and understand the following terms:
Try to collect all the currently accepted meanings for the word species. Discuss with your teacher the meaning of species in the case of higher plants and animals on one hand and bacteria on the other hand.
Can you identify the correct sequence of taxonomic categories?
(a) Species → Order → Phylum → Kingdom
(b) Genus → Species → Order → Kingdom
(c) Species → Genus → Order → Phylum