The Global Lepidoptera Names Index
It is based on card indices and scanned journals, nomenclatural catalogues and the Zoological Record. It contains the majority of world's Lepidoptera names published until 1981 and for some groups is up to date.
LepIndex allows anyone free internet access to:
- the zoological authority who named a butterfly or moth species
- where the original description was published
- status of the name (valid name or synonym)
- The Global Lepidoptera Names Index Introduction. Retrieved 2011-01-4