What is tautonyms?

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November 17, 2009 10:29PM

tautonyms mean that In biology, a tautonym is an informal term to indicate a binomial scientific name in which both parts of the name have the same spelling. for
or Formally, this is a biological term meaning a species such as Rattus rattus (the black rat) which has the same generic name and speca binomial or scientific name in the taxonomy of living things in which the generic and specific names are the same, such as Gorilla names.