A provisional Review of the status of British Microlepidoptera

Parsons, M S. Invertebrate Site Register Report 50. Published by NCC, 1984. Uses the old IUCN categories and criteria (pre 1994). Partially updated by the RDB Insects (1987), and reviews of pyralid moths (1993) and Ethmiidae, Gelechiidae and Stathmopod

The original list published in 1984

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ID number:
NBNSYS0000000087
Authority:
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Version:
2
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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