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RE: Linnaean hierarchy
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Of the terms
> which originated with Linnaeus and which were added to taxonomy
> later? Also,
> where would Division fit into this system, and was this a
> Linnaean term or
The others were added later.
As for "Division": do you mean it the way vertebrate paleontologists use it,
or the way botanists use it? It was certain used in a Linnaean manner, but
was (like Phylum) introduced post-Linnaeus.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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