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Which one of the following organisms is scientifically correctly named, correctly printed according to the International Rules of Nomenclature and correctly described?

  • Musca domestica – The common house lizard, a reptile

  • Plasmodium falciparum – A protozoan pathogen causing the most serious type of malaria

  • Felis tigris – The Indian tiger, well protected in Gir forests

  • E.coli – Full name Entamoeba coli, a commonly occuring bacterium in human intestine

Answer

B.

Plasmodium falciparum – A protozoan pathogen causing the most serious type of malaria

According to binomial nomenclature the scientific name is consist of genus and species. The genus name is started with capital letter and both the word Latinized. Musca domestica is European housefly. It belongs to phylum-Arthropoda.
E.coli is having full name Escherichia coli a commonly occurring bacterium in human intestine.
Panthera tigris is Indian tiger and protected in Gir forest.

According to binomial nomenclature the scientific name is consist of genus and species. The genus name is started with capital letter and both the word Latinized. Musca domestica is European housefly. It belongs to phylum-Arthropoda.
E.coli is having full name Escherichia coli a commonly occurring bacterium in human intestine.
Panthera tigris is Indian tiger and protected in Gir forest.