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This template will create a taxon based on the data at Template:Taxonomy/
|same as=, but will over-ride any values that you tell it to.
|same as=The taxon that should be referred to for any parameters left blank.
Optionally, enter any of the following, if you wish this taxon to differ from
|rank=The rank of this taxon (latinized, e.g.
|link=The taxon name as it should be displayed within a link. If the name of the link is the same as the way it should be displayed, leave alone the preformatted code (this will enter the name for you automatically). Show a taxon is extinct by adding
|extinct=true; leave the
extinctparameter blank otherwise. (More)
|parent=The name (not page) of the parent taxon (in plain text, first letter only in capitals; e.g.
Cephalopoda, or in more unusual cases
Leucoptera (moth). See Conventions. (More)
|refs=Any references that support the data that you've entered.(More)
- If the taxon is not a kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus or species, but should nevertheless be displayed in all descendant taxoboxes (this is not a common occurrence!), add the line
Hit "Preview" when you're done, and you can check that everything's behaving as you'd expect.