Conventions for using binomial nomenclature, Biology

Conventions for using binomial nomenclature

The names of higher categories are often synthesized from Latin words in the same manner as generic or specific names, and always start with a capital letter (e.g. Reptilia Amphibia, Mammalia etc.).

Table: Conventions for Using binomials and Names of higer Taxa

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Their vernacular versions however do not 'begin with capita letter (such as amphibians mammals etc.). Taxonomic terms above the level of genus and species are not italicised. Table summarises how human beings are classified. Table below summarises the main conventions used in binomial nomenclature.

Table: Classification of Homo sapiens (man)

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