An annotated list of the non-marine Mollusca of Britain and Ireland

This checklist details the accepted scientific names, synonymy and higher taxonomy for non-marine Mollusca that have been recorded from Britain and Ireland. It is a direct copy of Anderson, R. (2005). An annotated list of the non-marine Mollusca of Britai

This is a copy of Anderson (2008) An annotated list of the non-marine Mollusca of Britain and Ireland. This electronic version was compiled from copy provided by Steve Wilkinson, cross-checked with PDF downloaded from Conch.Soc. website

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ID number:
NHMSYS0001700910
Authority:
Roy Anderson
Version:
2
Last updated:
21 July 2009 
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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