Geol. a similarity in the arrangement of layers, or in the fossil content, between strata of different regions not necessarily formed at the same time
Origin of homotaxisModern Latin from homo- + -taxis
Similarity of stratigraphic arrangement and fossils in noncontemporaneous or widely separated geologic deposits.
- ho′mo·tax′ic ho′mo·tax′i·al
From Ancient Greek the same + arrangement.