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Taxonomy is the biological classification of organisms, either extinct or alive. They are organised in this order: Kingdon, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Species. For example, a Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris<ref>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?id=34882</ref>) belongs to the Mustelidae Family, and its Genus is Enhydra with its Species being Lutris. <br>  
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Taxonomy is the biological classification of [[Organism|organisms]], either extinct or alive. They are organised in this order: [[Kingdom|Kingdom]], [[Phylum|Phylum]], [[Class|Class]], [[Order|Order]], [[Family|Family]], [[Species|Species]]. For example, a Sea Otter (''Enhydra lutris''<ref>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?id=34882</ref>) belongs to the Mustelidae Family, and its Genus is ''Enhydra'' with its Species being ''Lutris''. <br>  
  
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Taxonomy is the biological classification of organisms, either extinct or alive. They are organised in this order: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Species. For example, a Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris[1]) belongs to the Mustelidae Family, and its Genus is Enhydra with its Species being Lutris.

References

  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?id=34882
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