Definition for taxa (2 of 2)
noun, plural tax·a [tak-suh] /ˈtæk sə/.
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A considerable amount of variation in this parameter was found in all of the taxa (Table 5).
Three are monotypic and the fourth has three subspecies, making a total of six taxa.
Calls of all five taxa were compared in several characteristics, of which three are deemed most significant systematically.
Each of these taxa is retained as a subgenus of a single genus, Orthogeomys.
Taxa preceded by an asterisk are included in the present paper.
British Dictionary definitions for taxa
noun plural taxa (ˈtæksə)
Word Origin for taxon
Word Origin and History for taxa
1929, from German (1926), shortened from taxonomie (see taxonomy).