Differentiate between taxon and category

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Taxon :
1. Taxon represents to a group of organisms.
2. It is only of one type.

Category :

  1. Category refers to rank or status of taxon.
  2. Category is of two types :
    (a) Major ranks :Kingdom, Divison and Class etc.
    (b) Minor ranks : Genus and species etc.