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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015     Views: 5

If including genus and species in the title or subtitle, you should capitalize the first letter of the genus but not the species, and the names should be expanded and italicized. 

Information from: Iverson, C, Christiansen, S, Flanagin, A, et al; AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 10th ed. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.; 2007.

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