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(English) According to the Code, any formal taxonomic unit or category of organisms (species, genus, family, order, class, etc.). Taxa (pl.). (See also: taxonomic, zoological taxon, Code)
(French) D'après le Code, toute unité taxinomique (telle qu'une famille, un sous-genre, une espèce), nommée ou non ; un taxon comprend ses taxa subordonnés et les individus, leurs noms pouvant être réglementés par le Code (par exemple, espèce) ou non réglementés (par exemple, classe). (See also: taxonomic, zoological taxon, Code)
(Portuguese) Do Código, qualquer unidade taxonómica formal ou categoria de organismos (espécie, género,família, classe ordem etc.). (See also: taxonomic, zoological taxon, Code)

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