Definition of Taxon. Meaning of Taxon. Synonyms of Taxon
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Definition of Taxon
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Taxonomic Tax`o*nom"ic (t[a^]ks`[o^]*n[o^]m"[i^]k), a.
Pertaining to, or involving, taxonomy, or the laws and
principles of classification; classificatory.
Taxonomist Tax*on"o*mist (t[a^]ks*[o^]n"[-o]*m[i^]st), n.
One skilled in taxonomy.
Taxonomy Tax*on"o*my (-m[y^]), n. [Gr. ta`xis an arrangement,
order + no`mos a law.]
That division of the natural sciences which treats of the
classification of animals and plants; the laws or principles
Meaning of Taxon from wikipedia
- In biology, a taxon
(plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group
of one or more po****tions of an organism
seen by taxonomists...
- In paleontology, a Lazarus taxon
(plural taxa) is a taxon
for one or more periods
from the fossil
record, only to appear again
- In biology, a monotypic taxon
is a taxonomic group
) that contains
only one immediately subordinate taxon
. A monotypic species
is one that does...
- generally, recent) organisms. It is the study
taxa (singular: extant taxon
): taxa (such as species, genera
and families) with members still
- cl****ification, taxonomic
rank is the relative level
of a group
) in a taxonomic
of taxonomic ranks
are species, genus...
- Wastebasket taxon
a wastebin taxon
, dustbin taxon
or catch-all taxon
) is a term used by some taxonomists
to a taxon
that has the...
are grouped together
into taxa (singular: taxon
) and these groups
of a given
- In paleontology, an Elvis taxon
taxa) is a taxon
that has been misidentified
re-emerged in the fossil record after
is the termination
of an organism
or of a group
a species. The moment
is generally considered
- the organisms
shown. Further, any group
may (or may not) be considered
upon the selection
of its members
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