Should a common name start with a capital letter?
wolf spiders or Wolf Spiders? common kelp or Common Kelp
Thank you for sharing your query on our forum. Usually common names are never capitalized unless they have any proper noun in them. A common noun will only need to be capitalized if it is present in the starting of the sentence. In case, you want tips on writing scientific names of plants and animal species, you can check out our blog article on the same.