What is the Latin species name for Groundhog?
Here is the name marmota monax
There are thousands of species of butterfly. I cannot give you a single latin name. However I can supply their classification up to Order level. But A Most Comman Latin Name Is Mariposa ------------------------------ There are thousands of scientific names for each species of butter fly, so there is no one specific name for all butterflies. However, the Latin word for "butterfly" is "papilio".
The red wolf has been demoted back to its status as a subspecies of the gray wolf - Canis lupus rufus. However, there is much discussion today that the red wolf is actually a hybrid between a gray wolf and a coyote as the DNA seems to indicate. There may be no such species as a red wolf. The black wolf is simply a color variation of the gray wolf.
You're referring to what is known as the elephant's "Linnean binomial". This is not actually its "Latin name", which is simply elephas. Instead, it's a name bestowed and used by scientists according to a system devised in the 1700's by the Swedish biologist Carl von Linné (Carolus Linnaeus in Latin). In this system, every species can be identified by the name of its genus (the group of closely-related species to which it belongs) and the…
Binomial nomenclature is for naming species in biology and is sometimes called a species "latin name" or "scientific name". It is made up from the latin name for the genus followed by the species name. Bi- Is a prefix meaning two -nomial is a latin root for "name" nomenclature is a list of names or a system used for naming something. So the word literally means 2 name naming system. ie Homo Sapiens for humans
Iguanodon is a genus of dinosaur with one currently accepted species. The scientific name, or Latin name, of this species is Iguanodon bernissartensis. Note that dinosaurs don't have "common" names. They are nearly always referred to by the name of their genus, such as Triceratops, Allosaurus, etc. One dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex, is often referred to by its full Latin name, Tyrannosaurus rex.
The essence of this system of naming is this: each species name is formed out of Latin , and has two parts, the genus name and the species. The two-part name of a species is popularly known as the Latin name. However, biologists and philologists prefer to use the term scientific name rather than "Latin name", because the words used to create these names are not always from the Latin language, even if the words…