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Scientific names for Pokémon
In this topic, I will post scientific names I came up with for Pokémon! 

"But Osprey, doesn't Oddish have a scientific name already?" 

I don't care if it does, this topic highlights scientific names I made up, because I like to be as realistic as possible. 

If you want to help, that's fine with me. I don't care, but please follow these basic rules:
(1) -us (masculine), -a (feminine), -um (neuter).
(2) -is (masculine), -is (feminine), -e (neuter).
(3) -er (masculine), -era (feminine), -erum (neuter).

For example: 
Myrmecophaga is feminine, so it has to end in -a, such as tridactyla; (Giant Anteater)
Cervus masculine, so it has to end in -us, such as elephus; (Red Deer)
Trochalopteron is neuter, so it has to end in -um, such as variegatum (Variegated Laughingthrush)
When it comes to people's names, gender doesn't matter, for example, Tragon temminckii is the scientific name of the Temminck's Tragopan.

Got it? Good, now I'll show the names I made up.

Coniferous trees/gymnosperms

Snover/Abomasnow: Abies sempervirens


Shellmet/Accelgor: Riftia paradoxia 
Karrablast/Escavalier: Carabus drilus


Monotremes: Monotremata 

Marsupials: Marsupilia 

Abra/Kadabra/Alakazam: Macropus psychicus 

Carnivorans: Carnivora
Absol: Felis sphinx (appears to be based on a sphinx, with its humanoid face and wings when it Mega Evolves)
Growlithe/Arcanine: Canis boreas

Even-toed Ungulates: Artiodactyla 
Deerling/Sawsbuck: Elaphurus mutatmutandis (I literally used a Latin phrase and made it a portmanteau. It literally means "with [the things] to be changed having been changed", in reference to it changing its form with the changing of the seasons.) 
Tepig/Pignite/Emboar: Sus regius 

The first bird line: Archaeopterygiformes
Archen/Archeops: Archaeopteryx caldecutti 

Fowl: Galloanserae
Ducklett/Swanna: Cygus merganser

Columbavians: Columbaves 
Pidove/Tranquill/Unfezant: Columba cristata 

Afroavians: Afroaves
Rufflet/Braviary: Haliaeetus unovensis
Vullaby/Mandibuzz: Gyps ornatus 
Rowlet/Dartrix/Decidueye: Grallistrix pueo 

Australavians: Australaves
Chatot: Agapornis caldecutti

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Scientific names for Pokémon - by Detective Osprey - 01-25-2019, 07:59 PM
RE: Scientific names for Pokémon - by Kyng - 01-25-2019, 08:11 PM

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