Meaning Taxon
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A classification category for a group of organisms.
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1929, from German (1926), shortened from taxonomie (see taxonomy).
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n. A named group of organisms, not necessarily a clade, but linked by shared physical or genetic characteristics. A taxon may be designated by a Latin name or by a letter, number, or any other symbol; [..]
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A taxonomic entity, e.g., a named species. (pl., taxa) Higher taxa, from Genus
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a classification category for a group of organisms (Cetaceans, Mammalia, Protista, etc.).
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A taxonomic category. © 2014 Nature Education
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A taxon (plural: taxa), or taxonomic unit, is a unit of any rank (i.e. kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species) designating an organism or a group of organisms. Business Biodiversity and [..]
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A group of organisms that are genetically (evolutionarily) related. taxonomy
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Any named taxonomic group, such as the family
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Group of organisms linked by common ancenstry.  Taxa can range in scale from populations to kingdoms.
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A unit of classification (e.g., species, genus).
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a taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species.
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Any named taxonomic group, such as the family Felidae, or the genus Homo, or the species Homo sapiens. Also, a formally recognized group, as distinct from any other group (such as the group of herbivo [..]
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(taxa). A taxonomic group of organisms. In this code, taxa may be clades or species.
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The named classification unit to which individuals are assigned e.g. genus, species, subspecies, variety etc. [3]
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 (pl: taxa) any group or rank in a biological classification into which related organisms are classified (e.g. kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species).
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[Plant groups] -- A group or category, at any level, in a system for classifying plants or animals.
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(n) animal or plant group having natural relations
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A particular group of organisms of any taxonomic rank. For example, a phylum, a genus, or a species. Plural is taxa.
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The term used for a group or groups of populations of a particular organism.
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  category used to classify organisms.
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(plural taxa): unit used in grouping and naming organisms - e.g., family, genus, species.
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Any formal taxonomic unit or category of organisms (e.g., species, genus, family, order). 
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(plural: taxa) a group of organisms, considered to be a unit, and which generally has been formally named with a scientific (Latin or Greek) proper name and a rank. Defining what belongs or does not belong to such a taxonomic group is done by a taxonomist with the science of taxonomy. It is not uncommon for one taxonomist to disagree with another o [..]
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a group of organisms in a taxonomic hierarchy that have affinity to one another.
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A group of organisms that is given a proper name. The formulation of many of these names must follow the rules set forth in one of the codes of nomenclature. The relative hierarchical position of a ta [..]
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Any one of the categories used in naming and classifying organisms, including phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. For more information see the classification of animals.
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A monophyletic group of organisms recognized as a formal unit, at any level of a hierarchic classification.
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    A named group of organisms, not necessarily a natural (monophyletic) unit (cf. terminal).
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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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Any scientifically defined biological unit, e.g. the class Insecta, the family Nymphalidae, the genus Apatura, or the species iris.
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A general taxonomic unit defined by a set of characteristics common to each member of that unit (e.g., family, genus, species, subspecies, and infra-species).
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The general term for a taxonomic group, no matter its rank.
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The named taxonomic unit (e.g., Homo sapiens, Hominidae, or Mammalia) to which individuals, or sets of species, are assigned. Higher taxa are those above the species level. Cf. category.
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  generally refers to a species but it may sometimes be a unique form of a species or a closely related group of species. Taxa is used when referring to more than one taxon.
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(taxonomy) Any of the taxonomic categories, such as phylum or subspecies.
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