Red Data Book of British Invertebrates (Bratton, 1991)

This checklist details the accepted scientific names of threatened British invertebrates other than insects. It is a copy of Bratton, J.H. (ed) (1991). British Red Data Books: Invertebrates other than insects, published by the Joint Nature Conservation Co

The original list published in 1991.

This list contains 143 species

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ID number:
NBNSYS0000000021
Authority:
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Version:
1
Last updated:
31 October 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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