Question

The taxonomic unit ' phylum' in the classification of animals is equivalent to which hierarchical level in the classification of plants?

A

Class

B

Order

C

Division

D

Family

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Solution
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Correct option is C)

The category which is higher than that of the class is called as phylum for animals and division for plants. It is formed by one or more classes. For example, Spermatophyta is the division which includes about seven classes of gymnosperms and two classes of angiosperms. Thus, the correct answer is option C.

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