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Taxonomic groups [ Taxonomy ] Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names
Synonym: Taxonomic levels, Taxonomic entities

The taxonomic groups  used in scientific classification from most general to most specific are:

Intermediate ranks may be created by adding prefixes, for instance:

In addition, species are often subdivided into subspecies and other infraspecific categories (see subspecies, variety, subvariety and form). In certain circumstances prefixes beyond sub- need be used. Some other ranks are also sometimes added. For instance, domains or empires may be given above the level of kingdom, tribes between the levels of family and genus, and sections and series between the genus and species.







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