Taxon in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Taxon

a group or rank in biology such as a species or family

Examples of Taxon in a sentence

Giraffes are of a small biological taxon that only includes four distinct species. 🔊

There are over 350,000 types of beetles, making this taxon one of the biggest animal families. 🔊

It can take years for a biological group or taxon to receive a name from a scientist. 🔊

Just like a species, a genus is a taxon that separates and ranks different animal groups.  🔊

With animal classification, tigers are in a different taxon than the group house cats are included in.  🔊

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