Why does the Family name come under the trinomen name for a subspecies?

This is just something I noticed.


Is there a specific reason that the Familial name is in parentheses and it is located underneath the trinomen name for this specimen? I think the reason is because Carl Linnaeus used the same Latin name for different species/genera/families, and it may be confusing when a specimen is being referred to by the Latin name. I do not know if this occurs only with subspecies, but I will keep an eye out for anything else. What do you think?

The pattern I’m seeing is that it appears wherever there isn’t a common name. If there is a common name, that is in that place instead.

I don’t know why.

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Yeah, I think it’s just so that every ID includes both the scientific name and the most precise common name available. Either the ID taxon itself has a common name…

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…or it doesn’t, and the ID box backs off to the first ancestor that does (and also gives its scientific name, for the sake of precision):

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