taxonomic rank


taxonomic rank
  Position of a taxon in a hierarchy of classification.

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  • Taxonomic rank — In biological classification, rank is the level (the relative position) in a taxonomic hierarchy. Examples of taxonomic ranks are species, genus, family, and class. Each rank subsumes under it a number of less general categories. The rank of… …   Wikipedia

  • Rank — is a very broad term with several meanings. As a noun it is usually related to a relative position or to some kind of ordering (see also ranking). As an adjective it is used to mean profuse, conspicuous, absolute, or unpleasant, especially in… …   Wikipedia

  • Taxonomic sequence — This article is about the sequence of species in a taxonomic list; for the taxonomic rank, see Order (biology)Taxonomic sequence (also known as systematic order or taxonomic order) is an order followed in listing of taxa which aids ease of use… …   Wikipedia

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  • taxonomic position — rank; the position of a taxon in a hierarchy of classification …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Brown's taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra — Robert Brown s taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra was the first arrangement of what is now Banksia ser. Dryandra . His initial arrangement was published in 1810, and a further arrangement, including an infrageneric classification, followed in 1830 …   Wikipedia

  • Thiele and Ladiges' taxonomic arrangement of Banksia — Kevin Thiele and Pauline Ladiges taxonomic arrangement of Banksia, published in 1996, was a novel taxonomic arrangement that was intended to align the taxonomy of Banksia more closely with the phylogeny that they had inferred from their cladistic …   Wikipedia

  • Meissner's taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra — Carl Meissner s taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra, now Banksia ser. Dryandra, was published in 1856 as part of his chapter on the Proteaceae in A. P. de Candolle s Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis.[1][2] It replaced the 1830… …   Wikipedia

  • George's taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra — Alex George s taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra was the first modern day arrangement of that taxon. First published in Nuytsia in 1996, it superseded the arrangement of George Bentham, which had stood for over a hundred years; it would later form …   Wikipedia

  • Bentham's taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra — George Bentham s taxonomic arrangement of Dryandra (now B. ser. Dryandra ) was published in 1870, in Volume 5 of Bentham s Flora Australiensis .cite encyclopedia | author = Bentham, George | year = 1870 | title = Dryandra | encyclopedia = Flora… …   Wikipedia