Animal Taxonomy

Animal Taxonomy Pyramid Diagram

Animal taxonomy is a science that deals with identifying, classifying and naming of animals. Animals are classified based on the Linnaeus classification system. Taxonomists place them in the hierarchical order starting with kingdom and proceeds through phyla, classes, orders, family, genera, and species.


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