Related organisms that share common characteristics and are capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. There can be any number of subspecies or breeds.

For example – Wolves and poodles are different breeds but the same species because they can interbreed.

There are currently eight classifications but plants use only seven.

Domain, Kingdom, Division, Class, Family, Genus, Species

See examples under Infographics.


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