Sequence of Taxonomic Categories in Fungi

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Sequence of Taxonomic Categories in Fungi

A sequence of taxonomic categories employed in the classification of microorganism is given below:

 

Sr.No

Rank

Name Ending

Description

1

Strain

It is population of organism that descends from a single organism or pure culture isolate.

2

Species

Collection of strains having similar Characteristics

3

Genus

A group or collection of similar or closely related species.

4

Family

-aceae

A group or collection of similar genera

5

Order

-ales

A group of similar families

6

Class

-ces

A group of similar orders

7

Division

A group of similar classes

8

Kingdom

A group of similar divisions

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