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Definitions of taxon in various dictionaries:
noun - animal or plant group having natural relations
A taxonomic category or group, such as a phylum, order, family, genus, or species.
noun - a unit of scientific classification
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|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Feb 23 2017 The Guardian - Cryptic crossword|
|May 27 2016 New York Times|
|May 11 2014 L.A. Times Daily|
In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit. Although neither is required, a taxon is usually known by a particular name and given a particular ranking, especially if and when it is accepted or becomes established. It is not uncommon, however, for taxonomists to remain at odds over what belongs to a taxon and the criteria used for inclusion. If a taxon is given a formal scientific name, its use is then governed by one of the nomenclature codes specifying which scientific name is correct for a particular grouping.|
* Although preceded by Linnaeus's system in Systema Naturae (10th edition, 1758) and unpublished work by Bernard and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, the notion of a unit-based "natural system" of biological classification was first made widely available in 1805 through the publication, as the introduction to the third edition of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's Flore franç