Binomial Nomenclature is a two-word naming process that gives all organisms their scientific name. Binomial Nomenclature was created by Carl Linnaeus and is made of two parts, the Genus, and Species. The Genus is the first word of the naming process, whereas species is the second. For example, the human Genus is Homo and our species is sapiens. Therefore, the humans scientific name would be Homo Sapiens.

Scientists use Binomial Nomenclature every time they find a new organism and for every organism out in the world. Thtt is a lot of Binomial Nomenclature work. In fact, almost all scientists use Binomial Nomenclature.


The Genus is a taxonomic ranking in scientific naming and classification. Its plural name is Genera. The Genus is also a part of the Kingdoms of Classification (Domain, Kingdom, Phylogeny, etc.). The Genus "forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus" according to Wikipedia. 


Specie, (sp. for short; plural abbreviation, spp.) is one of the many basic units from the classification system(s) and is also a taxonomic rank . In fact, Species is also the second part of Binomial Nomenclature and the 9th (last) level of taxonomic rank. Species are known for being able to reproduce among the same species and produce fertile offspring. 


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