Question

Basic unit or smallest taxon of taxonomy/classification is 

A

Species

B

Kingdom

C

Family

D

Variety

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
A

Species

  • The correct taxonomic hierarchy in the correct order is given by
Kingdom → Phylum → Class → Order → Family → Genus → Species
  • Species is the lowest level of classification and shows the high level of similarities among the organisms. One species can be distinguished from other closely related species based on distinct differences in morphology.
So, the correct option is 'Species'.

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