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

  • Cuttlefish - Mollusca, a class

  • Humans  - Primata, the family

  • Housefly - Musca, an order

  • Tiger - Tigris, the species

Answer

D.

Tiger - Tigris, the species

A group of individual organisms with fundamental similarities is called species. One species is distinguished from the other closely related species on the basis of distinct morphological differences. Tiger (Panthera tigris) is one of the species of Panthera.

A group of individual organisms with fundamental similarities is called species. One species is distinguished from the other closely related species on the basis of distinct morphological differences. Tiger (Panthera tigris) is one of the species of Panthera.