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Can you identify the correct sequence of taxonomic categories?

Question: Can you identify the correct sequence of taxonomic categories?

  1. Species → Order → Phylum → Kingdom
  2. Genus → Species → Order → Kingdom
  3. Species → Genus →Order → Phylum

Answer: The correct hierarchical order of taxonomic categories in ascending order is as follows: - 

Species → Genus → Family → Order → Class → Phylum  → Kingdom

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    Hence, options (a) and (c) represent the correct sequences of taxonomic categories. In a sequence (b), species must first be written, followed by genus. Therefore, option (b) does not represent the correct sequence of taxonomic categories.

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