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Re: When did "T. rex" come into usage?

 Allan <EDELS@msn.com> wrote:

>By the way, I think T.rex is the only animal correctly referred to (genus
>species as well as scientific abbreviation) by the general public.  Can
>think of any other??? (Gorilla shouldn't count - and most people DON'T call
>them Gorilla gorilla).

What about the old favorite, Homo sapiens?  Otherwise, can't think of any
off hand.