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TermDefinition
biodiversity the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variation within a population, the variety of species in a community, or the variety of communities in an ecosystem
taxonomy the science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms
taxon any particular group within a taxonomic system
kingdom the highest taxonomic category, which contains a group of similar phyla
domain in a taxonomic system based on rRNA analysis, one of the three broad groups that all living things fall into
phylum the taxonomic group below kingdom and above class
division in taxonomy, a grouping of similar classes of plants
class a taxonomic category containing orders with common characteristics
order the taxonomic category below the class and above the family
family the taxonomic category below the order and above the genus
genus the level of classification that comes after family and that contains similar species
species a group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring; also the level of classification below genus and above subspecies
bionomial nomenclature a system for giving each organism a two-word scientific name that consists of the genus name followed by the species name
subspecies a taxonomic classification below species that groups organisms that live in different geographical areas, differ morphologically from other populations of the species, but can interbreed with other populations of the species
Created by: simmonsr20