What Is a Short List of Binomial Nomenclature Names?


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A short list of binomial nomenclature names includes Homo sapiens, Gorilla gorilla, Aloe polyphylla and Odocoileus virginianus. Homo sapiens is the name for human beings. It means "wise man." Homo sapiens is the only extant species of human on Earth.

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Gorilla gorilla is the name for the Western lowland gorilla, a large, herbivorous primate found in the forests of such African countries as the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, Nigeria and Gabon.

Aloe polyphylla is the spiral aloe, one of many species of aloe. It is prized by gardeners because its fleshy leaves grow in a spiral.

Odocoileus virginianus is the white-tailed deer, which is native to North America and is found as far south as Bolivia.

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