Lion Scientific Name?


A lion's scientific name is Panthera leo. The lion, which is sandy brown in colour, is the largest of the African carnivores. The lion is one of Africa's big five animals.
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Panthera leo.
The scientific name for lion is 'panthera leo' The sub-species are p.i.
The "king of the jungle" is technically called "Felidae Panthera Leo." Have another question?
Panthera Leo. Source(s): knowledge from school
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The scientific name of the Lion is Panthera leo.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Panthera Species: Panthera leo
The binominal name is comprised of two parts, a generic name first, followed by a specific name. The resulting name refers to a single species. A subspecies is designated by a third name after the species name.
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