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'''Taxonomy''' is a method of categorizing living organisms. The modern system of taxonomy was developed by Swedish Biologist Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778).
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'''Taxonomy''' is a method of categorizing living organisms. The modern system of taxonomy was developed by Swedish Biologist Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778). In recent years, the system has been replaced by ''phylogeny''.
  
 
== Taxonomic Ranks ==
 
== Taxonomic Ranks ==

Latest revision as of 14:49, 25 October 2017

Taxonomy is a method of categorizing living organisms. The modern system of taxonomy was developed by Swedish Biologist Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778). In recent years, the system has been replaced by phylogeny.

Taxonomic Ranks

  • Domain
  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Subphylum
  • Class
  • Cohort
  • Order
  • Suborder
  • Infraorder
  • Superfamily
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Subspecies