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What is the genus and species of a living organism?
The genus and species of an organism are the final specific categories that an organism can be placed in. The genus contains the organism itself, and often it contains closely related species. The species name is unique to each species, and sets it apart from the other related species in the same genus. ...
Asked in Ecosystems
What are organisms that are no longer found as living species are called what?
The genus and species of an organism are the final specific categories that an organism can be placed in. The genus contains the organism itself, and often it contains closely related species. The ...
Asked in Animal Life
What do you call an organism that feeds on other plants or animals?
Not a very specific question... Herbivore - An organism that eats plants. Carnivore - An organism that eats animals. Omnivore - An organism that eats animals and plants. Cannibalism - The act of any organism consuming a member of it's own species. I have never heard of a plant that feeds off of a plant... Perhaps a more general term you are looking for is a 'consumer'. ...
Asked in Zoology or Animal Biology, Taxonomy
What is used in the scientific name of an organism?
The genus and species The genus is the first part of the name, closely related species are assigned to the same genus, the first letter is also capitalized. The species is the second part which usually describes the organism. The entire name is then italicized. ...
Can plants of different genus cross naturally and are there exceptions if most can't cross?
The very definition of a species is that it cannot produce a fertile offspring with an organism from a different species. ...
Asked in Australia, Ecosystems, Rainforests
How many plants are there in the Daintree rainforest?
There is no way to count the number of actual plants in the Daintree Rainforest. There are, however, approximately 450 different species of plants in the Daintree. To see a list of all the plant species, refer to the related link below. ...
Asked in Insects
How have plants and plant eating insects coevolved?
Because insect eat plants, some plants evolved in response into poisonous or carnivorous species. Coevolution is just used to describe an organism that evolves in response to another. ...
Asked in Biology
What information an organisms genus and species tell us about an organism?
The genus and species are part of the process of classifiying an organism. The genus and species make up the scientific name for an organism. the first letter of the genus is capitalized. then there is the species which is lower case. ...
Asked in Deserts
Could any organism on earth survive in one of the earth's deserts?
There are thousands of species - plants and animals - that have survived for thousands of years in the deserts. ...