Which of the following taxonomic categories is being described by the given statements (i-iii) ? (i) It is the basic unit of classification. (ii) It is defined as the group of individuals which resemble in their morphological and reproductive characters and interbreed among themselves and produce fertile offsprings. (iii) Human beings belong to the species sapiens which is grouped in the genus Homo.
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Correct Answer : A.
All the given descriptions are related to taxonomic category called species. Species, the lowest category in the taxonomic hierarchy, is the basic unit of taxonomy. It is the group of individual organisms with fundamental similarities.