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Define a taxon. What is meant by taxonomic hierarchy. Give a flow diagram from the lowest to highest category for a plant and an animal. What happens to

the number of individuals and number of shared characters as we go up the taxonomical hierarchy?


any unit or category in taxonomic system is called as taxon.
taxonomic hierarchy-
it is the arrangement in which organisms are grouped in ascending series of successively large categories so that lower groups are always included in those that are higher in hierarchy.
flow diagram=
As we go up the taxonomical hierarchy no of individuals increases and the no of shared characters decreases
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