What are the major divisions of classifications ? Classify man

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What are the major divisions of classifications ? j Classify man.
OR
Define the following terms :
(i)Phylum (ii) Class (iii) Family
(iii) Order (iv) Genus


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Major Division of Classification :

  1. Kingdom : It is the highest category in the classification. There are two kingdoms : plant kingdom and animal kingdom.
  2. Phylum : A group of closely related classes having certain common characters.
  3. Class : A group of closely related orders having certain common characters.
  4. Order : A group of closely related families having certain common characters.
  5. Family : A group of closely related genera having certain common characters.
  6. Genus : A group of closely related species having certain common characters.
  7. Species : Individuals having certain common character plus some characters of their own.
    Classification of Man:
    Kingdom : Animalia
    Phylum : Chordate
    Class : Mammalia
    Order : Primates
    Family : Hominidae
    Genus : Homo
    Species : sapiens