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species barcoded:  8436
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Species Checklists

The nomenclatural ground of the campaign is based on an unpublished checklist assembled for the purpose of the campaign. This checklist can be downloaded from the link above. This checklist derives from the global checklist assembled by Scoble (1999) and is continuously updated (last update December 2007) by Axel Hausmann in consultation with Malcolm Scoble. We propose to cite this list of names as "Scoble, M.J. & A. Hausmann [updated 2007]: Online list of valid and available names of the Geometridae of the World []" This checklist is the intellectual property of its authors/contributors and should not be published or used for another purpose without their formal agreement.

It is a dynamic document which will be, in the framework of the ongoing iBOL initiative, further developed with the input of the community of expert taxonomists involved in the campaign. The primary goal of this checklist is to act as a nomenclatural “gate keeper”, to avoid conflicting classifications and typos among the taxon names entered in BOLD. As a document curated by expert taxonomists, it aims at integrating authoritative knowledge, although it should not be considered as authoritative by itself. As a working document, it is consensual at best, with conflicts resolved in the best possible way (e.g. most recent/relevant publication, majority rule, preference of accurate revisions over short notes).

If you detect errors or overlooked updates in taxonomic status, please contact the campaign coordinator. Your comments will be directed to the appropriate taxonomic specialist for consideration.