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taxon (pl. taxa) Any named taxonomic group of any rank in the hierarchical classification of organisms. Thus the taxa Papilionidae, Lepidoptera, Hexapoda, and Uniramia are named examples of a family, order, class, and phylum, respectively.

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tax·on / ˈtaksän/ • n. (pl. tax·a / ˈtaksə/ ) Biol. a taxonomic group of any rank, such as a species, family, or class.

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taxon (pl. taxa), in biology, a term used to denote any group or rank in the classification of organisms, e.g., class, order, family.

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taxon (pl. taxa) Group of organisms of any taxonomic rank, e.g. family, genus, or species. See CLASSIFICATION.

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taxon (pl. taxa) A group of organisms of any taxonomic rank (e.g. family, genus, or species).

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taxon(pl. taxa) A group of organisms of any taxonomic rank (e.g. family, genus, or species).

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taxon (pl. taxa) A group of organisms of any taxonomic rank, e.g. family, genus, or species.

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