Checklist of Lepidoptera Recorded from the British Isles (Second Edition; Bradley, 2000)

This checklist details the accepted scientific names and common names of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) recorded from the British Isles. A comprehensive hierarchy, Log Book numbers and limited synonymy are also included. It is a copy of Bradley, J.D.

This is a copy of Bradley, J.D. (2000). Checklist of Lepidoptera Recorded from the British Isles. Second Edition (Revised). Published by D.J Bradley and M. J. Bradley and printed by Antony Rowe Ltd, Chippenham, Wilts. Note that synonymy is limited and dir

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J. D. Bradley
Last updated:
03 December 2011 
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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