Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles (Andrew Duff; http://www.coleopterist.org.uk)

This is a copy of the Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles, as managed by Andrew Duff and published through the Coleopterist website (http://www.coleopterist.org.uk/). It is a work in progress and will be amended through time to reflect changing taxo

This is a dynamic copy of the checklist available via http://www.coleopterist.org.uk

This list contains 4,093 species

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Checklist information
ID number:
NHMSYS0001706440
Authority:
Andrew Duff
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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