Linnean taxonomy

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==The Linnaean Hierarchy==
==The Linnaean Hierarchy==
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The Linnaean taxonomy is a formal system for classifying and naming living things based on a simple hierarchical structure, from most general to most similar  The basic hierarchy as formulated by Linneus, is as follows:
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The Linnaean taxonomy is a formal system for classifying and naming living things based on a simple hierarchical structure, from most general to most similar  The basic hierarchy as formulated by [[Carolus Linnaeus|Linnaeus]], is as follows:
* Imperium ("Empire") - the phenomenal world  
* Imperium ("Empire") - the phenomenal world  
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==What's in a name?==
==What's in a name?==

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