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Give the Scientific Names of Tiger, Peacock, Ant, Neem, Lotus and Potato. 

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Hint: Naming of plants and animal species scientifically is considered as binomial nomenclature. The name that is been assigned in this manner is known as the scientific name. 


Complete answer:

Scientific names consist of genus and species. Genus name starts with a capital letter and is written in italics whereas species name always starts with a small letter and is written in italics. 


Scientific name for 

TIGER: Panthera tigris.

PEACOCK: Pavo cristatus.

ANT: Formicidae.

NEEM: Azadirachta indica.

LOTUS: Nelumbo nucifera.

POTATO: Solanum tuberosum.


Note: While giving the binomial nomenclature name one should be familiar with certain rules:

- Scientific names are derived from the Latin language.

- Scientific name should be in Italics when typed.

- It should be underlined when handwritten.

- The genus name starts with the capital letter and it is continued with the species name in small letters.