Full name: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
Short name: LepIndex
Version: 12.2, Jun 2005
Release date: 2005-06-15
Authors/editors: G.W. Beccaloni, M.J. Scoble, G.S. Robinson & B. Pitkin
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Lepidoptera
English name of the group: Butterflies and moths
Number of species: 243,006
Number of infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 156
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 243,162
Abstract: LepIndex is a digitised and updated version of the unique index card archive to the scientific names of the living and fossil butterflies and moths of the world at the Natural History Museum (London). This card index was produced by the museumís lepidopterists over many decades and it contains about 95 % of all published Lepidoptera names (90,099 in total), including misspellings and misidentifications.
Organization: Natural History Museum, London, UK
Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/entomology/lepindex