Scientific name for potato,lotus,ant

Asked by R ADITYA NARAYANAN | 18th Oct, 2013, 07:00: PM

Expert Answer:

Scientific names:

Potato: Solanum tuberosum

Lotus: Nelumbo nucifera

There is no one specific scientific name in binomial nomenclature for ants as there are many different species of ants. However, all ants belong to the family Formicidae. This term formicidae could be used as the scientific name for ants as they are the only members of family Formicidae.

Some common scientific names for specific species of ants:

Black carpenter ant: Camponotus pennsylvanicus
Giant forest ant: Camponotus gigas

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 18th Oct, 2013, 07:17: PM

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