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

(a) Tiger -­ Tigris, species

(b) Cuttlefish -­ mollusca, class

(c) Humans -­ primata, family

(d) Housefly ­- Musca, order

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Ans: (a) Tiger -­ Tigris, species

Sol: Binomial nomenclature system of naming organisms using a two­part Latinized (or scientific) name that was devised by the Swedish botanist Linnaeus (Carl Linne); it is also known as the Linnaean system. The first part is the generic name, the second is the specific name. Zoological name of tiger is Panthera tigris. So, tigris is species name of Tiger.

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