List of additional names
This is a dynamic, composite list comprising names that have been requested by Species Dictionary users, but that are not present in any of the other lists included within the Dictionary. The source of the name is indicated in the notes field within the T
This is a dynamic, composite list comprising names that have been requested by Species Dictionary users, but that are not present in any of the other lists included within the Dictionary.
This list contains 12,102 species
- ID number:
- Natural History Museum
- Last updated:
- 22 March 2012
- 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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