Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of taxon | Another word for taxon | What is taxon?

Definition 1: animal or plant group having natural relations - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for taxon in the sense of this definition

(taxon is a kind of ...) a group of plants or animals

(... is a kind of taxon ) extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic category below a family

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic category between a genus and a subfamily

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) taxonomic group between a genus and a species

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group with a single member (a single species or genus)

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups

"a new strain of microorganisms"

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon

(... is a kind of taxon ) used in some classification systems: a group of extinct fossil gymnosperms coextensive with the order Cycadofilicales

(... is a kind of taxon ) used in former classification systems; approximately synonymous with order Caryophyllales

(... is a kind of taxon ) used in some classification systems for plants that bear catkins

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

"sharks belong to the fish family"

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking above an order and below a class or subclass

(... is a kind of taxon ) extinct tiny nocturnal lower primates that fed on fruit and insects; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; probably gave rise to the tarsiers; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins

(... is a kind of taxon ) the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group comprising a major division of a kingdom

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and below a class or subclass

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic category below a class and above an order

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) a taxonomic class below a phylum and above a class

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

(... is a kind of taxon ) (biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order

(... is a kind of taxon ) a large and probably unnatural group of fungi and funguslike organisms comprising the Mastigomycota (including the Oomycetes) and Zygomycota subdivisions of the division Eumycota; a category not used in all systems

More words

Another word for taxodium mucronatum

Another word for taxodium distichum

Another word for taxodium ascendens

Another word for taxodium

Another word for taxodiaceae

Another word for taxonomer

Another word for taxonomic

Another word for taxonomic category

Another word for taxonomic group

Another word for taxonomical


Other word for taxonomical

taxonomical meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce taxonomical