Table 3

Linnaean taxonomy levels

Linnaean Taxonomy levels


Number

Name

Value


14

Species

Aythya americana

13

Genus

Aythya

12

Familia

Anatidae

11

Ordo

Anseriformes

10

Subclassis

Carinatae

9

Classis

Aves

8

Infraphylum

Gnathostomata

7

Subphylum

Vertebrata

6

Phylum

Chordata

5

Cladus2

Deuterostomia

4

Cladus1

Bilateria

3

Subregnum

Eumetazoa

2

Regnum

Animalia

1

Superregnum

Eukaryota


Linnaean taxonomy levels used to classify the species in this paper. The numbers denote an increasing degree of nomenclature specialization.

Santos et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 4):S11   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-S4-S11

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