List of Scientific Names of Animals

Here is the complete list of scientific names of some animals. This list of scientific names of animals will be handy helpful for competitive Exams
List of Scientific Names of Animals

Scientific names which are also known as scientific nomenclature are binomial phrases, which is consist of combining a genus and species. The genus is always capitalized, while the species is written in lower, this format is the same for both plants and animals. It was developed by Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus in the 1700s.

Here is the complete list of scientific names of some animals. This list of scientific names of some animals will be handy helpful for all competitive Exams in India.

List of Scientific Names of Animals

Animal NameScientific Name
1 LIONPanthera leo
2 ELEPHANTElephas Maximus
3 WILD ASSEquus Africa is asinus
4 LEOPARDPanthera pardus
5 FOXVulpes vulpes/cannis vulpes
7 TIGERPanthera tigris
8 HORSEEquus caballus/Equus Fergus caballus
9 ZEBRAEquus quagga
10 DOGCanis lupus familiaris
11 CATFelis domesticus
12 WOLFCanis lupus
13 BEARUrsidae carnivora
14 BUFFALOBubalus bubalis
15 CHEETAHAcinonyx jubatus
16 MANHomo sapience
17 GOATCapra hircus
18 FROGAnura ranidae
19 RABBITLeoparidae cuniculas
20 GIRAFFEGiraffa horridus
21 DEERArtiodactyl cervidae
22 PANDAAlurpoda melanoleuca
23 BLACK RATRattus rattus
24 COWBos taurus
25 HENGallus gallus domesticus
26 HIPPOPOTAMUSHippopotamus amphibius
27 INDIAN COBRANaja naja
28 KING COBRAOphiophagus hannah
29 INDIAN PYTHON Python molurus
30 MONKEYSimiiformes
31 NILGAIBoselaphus tragocamelus
32 RHESUS MONKEYMacaca mulatta
33 RHINOCEROSRhinoceros unicornis
34 BLUE WHALEBalaenoptera musculus
35 COUGARPuma concolor
36 PIGSus scrofa domesticus
37 JACKALCanis qureus
38 JAGUARPanthera onca
39 SHEEPOvis aries
40 WILD CATFelis silvestris
41 WESTERN GORILLAGorilla gorilla
42 ORANGUTANPongo pygmaeus
43 KILLER WHALEOrcinus orca
44 HEDGEHOGFrinaceus Europeans
45 RED KANGAROOMacropus Rufus
46 KOALA BEARPhascolarctos cinereus
47 AMERICAN ALLIGATORAlligator mississippiensis
48 DONKEYEquus Africanus asinus