JNCC collation of taxon designations
Over the past thirty years, numerous lists of conservation status have been produced - Red Lists, Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Lists, species listed on European Directives, species listed on the Schedules of the Wildlife & Countryside Act, together w
new version of the list, which replaces versions 1 & 2 - there are hundreds of changes since the previous version
This list contains 9,282 species
- ID number:
- Joint Nature Conservation Committee
- Last updated:
- 14 February 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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