Natural History Museum Checklist of Non-Marine Gastropoda
This checklist details the accepted scientific names of species of non-marine (terrestrial, freshwater and brackish-water) gastropod molluscs. In addition, the list also includes some common names. The list comprises 174 species, both native and introduce
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This list contains 175 species
- ID number:
- Natural History Museum
- Last updated:
- 03 May 2005
- 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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