CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. History of taxonomy. 3. Species concept. 4. Zoological classification: purpose function component and Linnean hierarchy. 5. Taxonomic museums and Institutions in India and abroad: Museums maintenance and techniques: taxonomic collection preservation identification curating and cataloguing. 6. Taxonomic keys. 7. Taxonomic literature. 8. Type concept typification type and its kinds. 9. Taxonomy providing evidences of organic evolution. 10. Recent trends in taxonomy. 11. International code for zoological nomenclature. 12. Molecular taxonomy application of RAPD technique in taxonomy.
The present book, 'Taxonomy' is a basic text cum reference book on systematics and taxonomy. It encompasses the essentials features of taxonomy for examination purposes meant for undergraduate postgraduate and competitive examinations. Further people at different walks of life including students researchers could find the treatise useful.