Taxa or Taxonomic Category and Taxonomic Hierarchy
Taxa or Taxonomic Category
The groups in to which organisms are classified are called taxonomic category or taxa.
Taxa form a ladder called taxonomic hierarchy.
It is a largest taxa formed by related phyla.
It is a group of related classes.
It is a group of related orders.
It is a group of related families.
It is a group of related genera.
Ans. It is a group of related species.
It is a group of similar organisms which can freely interbreed among them and produce fertile offspring. Species is the basic unit of classification.
Taxonomic hierarchy of human beings.
Species: Homo sapiens
Taxonomic hierarchy of Pea.
Species: Pisum sativus