Checklists of UK species

Introduction

Checklists are lists of species compiled to

  • cover a piece of legislation eg a list of endangered species in Ireland
  • define taxonomic group eg a list of all UK birds

The checklists are complied by an authority such as a government agencies, scientific experts and conservation organisations. The authorities own the intellectual property and copyright of the list.

The Dictionary of UK species contains over 250 checklists of species provided by a variety of government, conservation and scientific experts and organisations.

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Search results: 202 checklists

  • Category:
    Other taxonomic checklists
    Authority:
    Mike Guiry (Algaebase)
    Recommended:
    Y
    Version:
    1
    Updated:
    31 May 2005
    A Check-list of the Seaweeds of Britain and Ireland

    Includes accepted scientific names and a taxonomic hierarchy - but not common names and synonyms..

  • Category:
    Other taxonomic checklists
    Authority:
    Natural History Museum
    Recommended:
    Y
    Version:
    1
    Updated:
    31 May 2007
    A Coded List of Freshwater Algae of the British Isles

    Contains the accepted scientific names, thorough synonymy and a taxonomic hierarchy for freshwater and terrestrial algae in the British Isles.

  • Category:
    UK conservation status
    Authority:
    Joint Nature Conservation Committee
    Recommended:
    N
    Version:
    2
    Updated:
    31 October 2007
    A National Review of British Macrolepidoptera

    Invertebrate Site Register Report 42. Published by NCC, 1984. Subsequently updated by RDB Insects (1987).

  • Category:
    UK conservation status
    Authority:
    Joint Nature Conservation Committee
    Recommended:
    N
    Version:
    2
    Updated:
    14 January 1999
    A National Review of non-marine Molluscs

    Foster, A P. Invertebrate Site Register Report 14. Published by NCC, 1983. Updated by RDB Invertebrates other than Insects (1991)

  • Category:
    UK conservation status
    Authority:
    Joint Nature Conservation Committee
    Recommended:
    N
    Version:
    2
    Updated:
    14 January 1999
    A National Review of Orthoptera

    Hadley, M. Invertebrate Site Register Report 46. Published by NCC 1983. Updated by RDB Insects (1987).

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