Can i write as ‘genus Dorylaimus is the largest one’ keeping the word ‘Dorylaimus’ in italicized
In a manuscript, I want to mention only the names of the different genera without mentioning any species. The genera, each has multiple species that are not identified yet. Whether the name a genus, in this case, is to be written in italics or in simple English spelling?
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Regarding your query, in case you are writing the word “Dorylaimus” underlined or in italics, it already suggests that it is the genus name. Writing the word “genus” beside becomes redundant. On the other hand, if you write the word “genus” you can skip italicizing “Dorylaimus”. However, the former is always preferable keeping the binomial nomenclature in consideration. You can read more about the scientific nomenclature through our resources available in the website.
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