Habitats and Species directive (Annex IV)

Animal and plant species of community interest in need of strict protection

The original Annex IV list of the Habitats and Species directive published in 1992.

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ID number:
NBNSYS0000000012
Authority:
Council of the European Communities
Version:
1
Last updated:
07 December 2007 
Glossary
Synonym:
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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