Taxon

Any taxonomic entity, such as a species, genus or phylum.

Taxon

In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit. Although neither is required, a taxon is usually known by a particular name and given a particular ranking, especially if and when it is accepted or becomes established. It is not unc...
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Taxon

(plural taxa)
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taxon

(plural taxa) Any named taxonomic group, such as the family Felidae, or the genus Homo, or the species sapien. Also see the tree of life section.
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Taxon

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taxon

a category in the classification of living organisms. The taxa (the plural of taxon) in the Linnean system are kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.
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Taxon

A classification category for a group of organisms.
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taxon

a classificatory group of any rank, e.g. a family, genus, species or any infraspecific category. pl. taxa
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taxon

A group of organisms constituting one of the formal units in taxonomic classification (phylum, order, etc.) and characterized by common characteristics in varying degrees of distinction. Plural 'taxa.' For more details, see taxonomy.
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taxon

A group or category, at any level, in a system for classifying plants or animals. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Taxon

A taxon is a unit of any kind (genus, family, species, sub-species, etc.) in the hierarchical classifications of living beings. The term is generally used for specific ranks (e.g. species) and sub-specific ranks (e.g. sub-species).
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Taxon

A taxon is category in the classification of living organisms. The taxa (the plural of taxon) in the Linnean system are kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.
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taxon

a taxonomic group of any rank (e.g. (pl. taxa)species, genus, tribe)
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taxon

A taxonomic group of any rank.
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taxon

A term used to describe any taxonomic group, for example, genus and species.
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Taxon

any group of plants occupying a particular hierarchical category, such as genus or species
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Taxon

any group of plants occupying a particular hierarchical category, such as genus or species
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taxon

any one of the levels in the taxonomic hierarchy:
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Taxon

Any taxonomic unit (eg. family, genus, species).
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Taxon

Any taxonomic unit (eg. family, genus, species).
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taxon

any unit used in the science of biological classification, or taxonomy. Taxa are arranged in a hierarchy from kingdom to subspecies, a given taxon ... [2 related articles]
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taxon

n. Any named group of organisms, not necessarily a clade; a taxon may be designated by a Latin name or by a letter, number, or any other symbol; taxa- pl.
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taxon

taxon (pl. taxa), in biology, a term used to denote any group or rank in the classification of organisms, e.g., class, order, family.
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taxon

taxon 1. A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species. 2. The name applied to a taxonomic group in a formal system of nomenclature.
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Taxon

Term applied group of organisms comprising a given taxonomic category
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