Common Names please?
Miguel de Salas
mm_de at utas.edu.au
Tue Oct 6 05:07:09 EDT 1998
It seems to me that a lot of people are forgetting that, not only do common
names differ between languages... (anyone knows what a Gran Pavon, a Pavo
Real, a Mariposa de la Col, or a Nacarada are?)... they also differ between
English speaking countries.
Not that many norhtern hemisphere species are found here in Australia, but as
an example the 'Atlas moth' in here is in fact Coscinocera hercules.
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