A National Review of British Macrolepidoptera
Hadley, M. Invertebrate Site Register Report 42. Published by NCC, 1984. Subsequently updated by RDB Insects (1987).
The original list published in 1984
This list contains 255 species
- ID number:
- Joint Nature Conservation Committee
- Last updated:
- 31 October 2007
- are different scientific names that pertain to the same taxon, for example two names for the same species. One basic principle of zoological nomenclature is that the earliest correctly published and available name (the senior synonym) takes precedence and must be used for the taxon, if no other restrictions interfere.
- Common name:
- A common name of an organism (also known as a vernacular name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, or farmer's name) is a name in general use within a community; it is often contrasted with a scientific name.
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