Question

Taxonomically, what is species?

A

A group of evolutionary related populations that can not interbreed

B

A group of organism which can interbreed

C

Category to which most taxonomic information is attached

D

Fundamental unit of phylogenetic history of organisms

Medium

Solution

verified
Verified by Toppr
Correct option is
B

A group of organism which can interbreed

  • The term species was coined by John Ray. This is a fundamental and basic unit of biological classification which can exchange genes. They can interbreed among themselves. The process of mutation and genetic recombination can cause variation within the species. 

So, the correct answer is option B.

Solve any question of The Living World with:-

Was this answer helpful?

upvote 0
downvote0