Template:taxon

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A taxonomic {{{1}}} within the {{{2}}} {{{3}}}.


Usage[edit]

# {{taxon|''current taxon''|''parent taxon''|''parent taxon name''|''colloquial name'' (can be omitted) or other lexical information, such as some indicating importance|t=''category template'' (can be omitted)}}

Example:

# {{taxon|genus|family|Elephantidae|[[mammoth]]s}}

produces

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Elephantidaemammoths.

If italics are required for the proper display of the third parameter and are not produced automatically (as for genus and species), add i=1. This yields the proper presentation of virus orders, families, and subfamilies.