Virus taxonomy is important because it allows the clinical, biological and evolutionary features of a virus to be placed into a framework that accommodates and connects all viruses.
What is the purpose of classification?
–To make an order
- Effective organization schemes facilitate and focus study
–To be able to communicate with each other
- The better the classification system, the fewer explanatory words are needed
–To assemble like members with each other
- It is important to identify the qualities that are considered in a classification scheme