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Identify the incorrect statement:

(1) Biological names are gnerally in Latin and written in italics. They are Latinised or derived from Latin irrespective of their origin.

(2) The first word in a biological name represents the genus while the second component denotes the specific epithet.

(3) Both the words in a biological name, when handwritten, are separately underlined, or printed in italics to indicate their vernacular origin.

(4) The first word denoting the genus starts with a capital letter while the specific epithet starts with a small letter.

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(3) Both the words in a biological name, when handwritten, are separately underlined, or printed in italics to indicate their LATIN origin.

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