Should all names be written in italics?

The genus and species name are conventionally written in italics (or more rarely another contrasting typeface) to distinguish the name from surrounding text. This is desirable and recommended, although not mandatory (Appendix B6).

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith