Definitions for "Scientific name"
Also called the 'Botanical name' or 'Latin na ...
The scientific name of a bird describes its taxonomic location in the class Aves. It is typically two words, both of which are often derived from Latin. The first word gives the birds' genus, and the second word is the species name. Scientific names, e.g. Parus atricapellus and Cyanocitta cristata, are always given in italics.
Species: The scientific name for an element adopted for use by NatureServe; generally based on standard botanical or major zoological taxonomic references. For more information please see " Data Sources."