The term 'taxon' is used for __________________.
The ranks of species and genus
Any rank of taxonomic hierarchy
The correct option is D Any rank of taxonomic hierarchy
Taxon is a unit of classification which may represent any level of grouping of organisms based on certain easily observable common characteristics. Mayr $$(1964)$$ has defined taxon to be a taxonomic group of any rank that is sufficiently distinct to be worthy of being assigned to a definite category.