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I don;t understand what a taxon is :S
I looked at the wikipedia definition and I don;t understand it at all. Could someone please explain it to me a simple terms. Thanks.

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    taxon is a taxonomic group:

    tax·on·o·my Listen to the pronunciation of taxonomy
    Pronunciation:
    \tak-ˈsä-nə-mē\
    Function:
    noun
    Etymology:
    French taxonomie, from tax- + -nomie -nomy
    Date:
    circa 1828

    1: the study of the general principles of scientific classification : systematics2: classification ; especially : orderly classification of plants and animals according to their presumed natural relationships

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    nomenclature just means name; is that what wasn't clear in Wikipedia?

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