Which is the correct sequence of levels of hierarchy of classification of organisms
Which one of the following is the correct sequence of levels of hierarchy of classification of organisms from higher to lower?
- Phylum – Class – Order – Family – Genus
- Phylum – Class – Family – Order – Genus
- Family – Order – Class – Species – Genus
- Class – Family – Order – Species – Genus
Grouping of organism according to similarities and differences is termed classification. When an organism is classified into various categories, a hierarchy is maintained.
Accordingly, an organism belongs to Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus and Species in hierarchical order.
The correct option is A.