What is Taxon ? Write the heirarchy of classification of Housefly .

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Each category into which organisms are classified such as kingdom, phylum etc are called taxa. Classification of a housefly:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Muscidae
Genus: Musca
Species: M. domestica

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In biology, a taxon (plural taxa; back-formation from taxonomy) is a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit.

Kingdom:     Animalia
Phylum:       Arthropoda
Class:           Insecta
Order:          Diptera
Family:        Muscidae
Genus:         Musca
Species:       M. domestica

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