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