Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?

  • Option 1)

    Tiger-tigris, the species 

  • Option 2)

    Cuttle fish-mollusca, a class 

  • Option 3)

    Humans-primata, the family 

  • Option 4)

    Housefly-musca, an order 

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Binomial Nomenclature -

It is a system of naming organism, in which it is given only one name consisting of two words. First word is the gencric name and second is specific name.

- wherein

E.g Homo sapiens, Magnifera indica,Ocimum sanctum. It was given by Carolus Linnaeus.

 

 

Biological nomenclature of tiger is Panthera tigris. Here, 'Panthera' is genus and 'tigris' is species. 


Option 1)

Tiger-tigris, the species 

This option is correct.

Option 2)

Cuttle fish-mollusca, a class 

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Humans-primata, the family 

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Housefly-musca, an order 

This option is incorrect.

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