Checklist of British Pauropoda

This checklist details the accepted scientific names, authorities and higher taxonomy for British Pauropoda (Class Myriapoda). Comprehensive synonymy is included, but no vernacular names are applicable to the species covered. The list is largely based

This is a copy of the original version of Scheller that has been updated to take into account additional subgeneric names available via the Fauna Europaea species inventory.

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Fauna Europaea project
Last updated:
06 December 2006 
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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