Taxonomy is the science of naming organisms and cataloguing their characteristics. People have been writing about taxonomy for as long as mankind has had records. However, the system has changed a great deal throughout the centuries. Modern taxonomists record physical information about plants, animals, microorganisms, and other life forms. They also group the catalogued organisms that share characteristics together, to make them easier to find and learn about. All this information is contained... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2021. 2p.