What is the current system for classifying organisms?

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What is the current system for classifying organisms?

Biology:

Biology is divided up into various specialties. Zoology, for example, is the study of animals. Botany is the study of plants. All these branches of biology use a common system for naming organisms.

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The current system for classifying organisms is called taxonomic nomenclature, and is based on taxonomic rank. Species are classified according to...

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Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

from Science 101: Intro to Natural Sciences

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