The Scientific Names of the British Lepidoptera - Their History and Meaning
Notes on nomenclature, classification, conventions, terms and abbreviations are followed by a history of the scientific names of Lepidoptera. The meanings of over 3,000 names are the people commemorated in the species names plus geographical and unresolved names.
- ISBN: 9780946589357
- Author(s): A Maitland Emmet
- Stock Code: 6589357
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: Black & white illustrations
- Pages: 288
- Published: 1990
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The last edition of the handbook (published in 1992) went out of print in 2005 and since then there have been huge advances in the study of Lepidoptera. This completely new edition includes many new topics, is almost twice the size of the last edition and contains many colour and black & white plates.