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Ans. Option D) Species name may have two or more words: is the incorrect statement out of the given options. 

Rules of Binomial Nomenclature:
  1. Generally written in Latin, Latinised or derived from Latin.
  2. The first word represents genus while second component represents specific epithet.
  3. Both words when hand written should be separately underlined and when printed should be written in italics.
  4. The first word of generic name starts with a capital letter and specific epithet starts with a small letter.
The correct way of writing the scientific names of the given organisms is as under:
1. Panthera tigris 
2. Periplaneta americana

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