Scientific Names - Scientific Names For each scientific name indicate what is wrong and then correct it to the appropriate format A few rules

Scientific Names - Scientific Names For each...

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Scientific Names For each scientific name, indicate what is wrong and then correct it to the appropriate format. A few rules to remember. 1) The Genus is capitalized the species is lower case. 2) When a scientific name is typed it must be put in italics. When it is handwritten it must be underlined. 3) When abbreviating the scientific name you must include additional characteristics of the Genus name when you have species with a Genus name that begins with the same character. For example Chinchilla chinchilla and Chiropotes chiropotes would be abbreviated Ch. chinchilla and Ch. chiropotes. For the following provide the correct abbreviation. Use the abbreviation under the assumption that these would appear in the same paper for reference. 1) Homo sapiens - H. sapiens 2) Gorilla gorilla - G. gorilla 3) Hylobates agilis - H. agilis 4) Homo neanderthalensis - H. neanderthalensis Answer the following questions: 1) If you were writing Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens in the same paragraph would you need to change the abbreviations?

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