What Is the Scientific Name for Cow?


From the subfamily Bovinae, the scientific name for cow, or collectively known as cattle is Bos primigenius. Domesticated cattle exist all over the world and range from yaks to oxen to dairy and beef cattle. Beasts of burden, they provide the human race with modes of transportation, effective work animals and sources of food and clothing and fuel.
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The scientific name of the Cow is Bos taurus.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bos Species: Bos taurus
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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