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What is the smallest classification group in biology?

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What is the smallest classification group in biology?

Taxonomy:

Taxonomy is the science of how we classify living things. Modern taxonomic systems rank organisms by their relation to each other, from the widest grouping (taxon) to the narrowest.

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The smallest taxon in modern classification systems is the species. Organisms within the same species share the same basic genetic code and are able...

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Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

from Science 101: Intro to Natural Sciences

Chapter 24 / Lesson 1
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