Species of Conservation Concern List
This list contains the accepted scientific names and common names of British species that have been identified as being of conservation concern under at least one internationlly recognised designation. Criteria for inclusion in this list are: 1) Threat
This list contains 4,734 species
- ID number:
- Joint Nature Conservation Committee
- Last updated:
- 06 December 2011
- 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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