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Who is the father of biological classification?

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Who is the father of biological classification?

Taxonomy

Taxonomy refers to the system of biological classification that employs the seven ranks(groupings): kingdom, phylum/division, class, order, family, genus and species. This system is less-commonly referred to as Linnaeun classification, after its creator.

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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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