Common Names please?

Miguel de Salas mm_de at
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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