Scientific Names Animals

Scientific Names – Animals – Domestic and Wild

Scientists through out the world use a common system for naming organisms. This system is known as the binomial nomenclature. In this system two words are used to name the organisms that represents its generic name and the other its specific epithet. Biological classification is necessary as the number of living things are enormous. New forms of species keep adding on every year. The organisms vary greatly in their form, structure and their mode of life. The organisms needs to be divided into groups and subgroups in a definite plan. So that the study of living things becomes easy.





We have listed domestic and wild animals with both their scientific and common names. If you want to search a specific name, you may use the search box below. You may also use alphabetic index as per necessity. Click here to check scientific names of other groups. Click here to check some fabulous mobile apps by AppzOK.





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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Deer
Artiodactyl cervidae

Domestic dog
Canis lupus familiaris

Domestic Pig
Sus scrofa domesticus

Donkey
Equus africanus asinus

Dromedary Camel
Camelus dromedarius