Talk:Taxon

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 Definition Any group or rank categorised in the classification of organisms, e.g., class, order, family. [d] [e]
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Kim, whether we will want to redirect all the different taxonomic units to this article depends on this question: is everything that we might possibly want to say, for example, about classes, families, and so forth going to be exhausted in the article about taxons? I don't know, although I have to say I would be surprised. When it comes to encyclopedia article topics, I'm a splitter, not a lumper. That is because having information specifically, explicitly, about a topic that someone searches for is more useful to that person than an article that includes information about that topic, but which is actually about a broader (or otherwise closely related) topic. --Larry Sanger 12:11, 11 October 2007 (CDT)

Larry, I see it as something for the time being because it will take time for people to actually write those articles, and now they at least get some idea about what it is instead of nothing. Kim van der Linde 12:17, 11 October 2007 (CDT)