Algae includes a very big group of very different organisms, each with its own scientific name. For example, the scientific name of green algae is Pediastrum boryanum. Prymnesium parvum is the scientific name for golden brown algae.
Algae are a part of the eukaryote domain. Scientific names include the genus and species of the organism, but algae do not all belong to one species, or even one genus. Algae include genera, such as Chlorella, which are unicellular or made up of only one cell. On the other hand, giant kelp, a large brown alga, belongs to a different genus that is multicellular, and can grow up to 50 meters in length.Learn More
The scientific name of the tarsier is "Tarsius." Tarsiers are mammals that can be found in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. As of 2011, there are 18 various tarsier subspecies.Full Answer >
According to the Pennsylvania State University, the scientific name for a red fox is the Vulpes vulpes. There are different variations of this name for different types of foxes.Full Answer >
The scientific name for the grizzly bear is Ursus arctos horribilis. The grizzly was classified and named in 1815 and is inclusive of any North American subspecies of the brown bear.Full Answer >
A white-winged dove's scientific name is Zenaida asiatica, and it belongs to the family Columbidae. It belongs to the same family as pigeons, with whom the bird is confused in many regions.Full Answer >