phylum

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Darwin Core

Term name

phylum

Definition

The full scientific name of the phylum or division in which the taxon is classified.

Apple Core

Recommendation

As Applicable

Guidelines

  • spell out the full scientific name [KCP: should we add "names should be capitalized except for the specific and subspecific names"?]
Rank
kingdom
subkingdom
phylum
subphylum
superclass
class
subclass
superorder
order
suborder
infraorder
superfamily
family
subfamily
tribe
subtribe
genus
subgenus
section
subsection
speciesAggregate [NOTE KCP: should there be a space between species and aggregate? See next example below]
species
Subspecific Aggregate
subspecies
variety
subvariety
form
subform
cultivarGroup
cultivar

Controlled vocabulary

N/A

Usage examples

"Bryophyta" (division), "Basidiomycota" (phylum).

[KCP note: I am unsure, but I believe in Fungi the term "phylum" is used?- please correct if necessary]

Other resources

LINKS TO RESOURCES, PERHAPS WITH EXPLANATION