What is the scientific name for a tiger?


Panthera Tigris is the scientific name for tigers. At one time there was 8 types of tigers. Today, only 5 types are still living. The Siberian tiger is the largest of the tigers.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what is the scientific name for tiger
The scientific name of the Tiger is Panthera tigris.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Panthera Species: Panthera tigris
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.
Explore this Topic
The name of the Bengal tiger that Mawgli meets in the 'Jungle Book' series is Shere Khan. The book 'Jungle Book' was written by Rudyard Kipling and has been made ...
The tiger in the Jungle Book is called Shere Kahn. Shere Kahn was a man eating tiger that was feared by all animals caught Mowgli when he was a baby and took him ...
Famous tigers are often those in zoos, and those that put on performances in the circus or on stages. These tigers have names that become famous. Some famous tiger ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com