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  • Acarospora subrufulagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: lichen)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
  • Acaulon triquetrum - Triangular Pygmy-Mossgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: moss)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 8
  • Aceras anthropophorumgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally scarce
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Acipenser sturio - Sturgeongoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bony fish (Actinopterygii))
    • Bern Convention Appendix 2
    • Bern Convention Appendix 3
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • EC Cites Annex A
    • Global Red list status Critically Endangered
    • Habitats Directive Annex 2 - priority species
    • Habitats Directive Annex 4
    • OSPAR OSPAR
    • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 Schedule 2
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4c
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5a
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5b
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act
  • Acosmetia caliginosa - Reddish Buffgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Red Listing based on pre 1994 IUCN guidelines Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4c
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4b
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (taking)
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5a
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (killing/injuring)
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.2
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4a
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5b
  • Acrobolbus wilsoniigoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: liverwort)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally scarce
  • Acrocephalus paludicola - Aquatic warblergoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bird)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
    • Birds Directive Annex 1
    • Birds of Conservation Concern 2† Red
    • Birds of Conservation Concern 3 Red
    • Convention on Migratory Species Appendix 1
    • Convention on Migratory Species Appendix 2
    • Global Red list status Vulnerable
  • Acrocephalus palustris - Marsh warblergoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bird)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Birds of Conservation Concern 2† Red
    • Birds of Conservation Concern 3 Red
    • Global Red list status Lower risk - least concern
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 1 Part 1
  • Acronicta psi - grey daggergoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Acronicta rumicis - knot grassgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Adelanthus lindenbergianus - Lindenberg's featherwortgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: liverwort)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 8
  • Adonis annuagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally scarce
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Adscita statices - forestergoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Aeshna isosceles - Norfolk Hawkergoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - dragonfly (Odonata))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Global Red list status Lower risk - least concern
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4c
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4a
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5a
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.2
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.5b
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4b
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (taking)
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (killing/injuring)
  • Agabus (Gaurodytes) brunneusgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - beetle (Coleoptera))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
    • Red Listing based on pre 1994 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
  • Agonopterix atomellagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Agonopterix capreolella - fuscous flat-body mothgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
  • Agonum (Europhilus) scitulumgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - beetle (Coleoptera))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally Notable A
  • Agrochola helvola - flounced chestnutgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Agrochola litura - brown-spot piniongoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Agrochola lychnidis - beaded chestnutgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Agroeca cupreagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: spider (Araneae))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
  • Agrotera nemoralisgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Red Listing based on pre 1994 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Ajuga chamaepitys - Ground-Pinegoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 8
  • Ajuga pyramidalis - pyramidal buglegoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally scarce
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
    • The Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 Schedule 8 - Part 1
  • Alauda arvensis subsp. arvensis/scoticagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bird)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Alchemilla acutilobagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
  • Alchemilla micansgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Alchemilla minimagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
  • Alchemilla monticolagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Alchemilla subcrenatagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Alectoria ochroleuca - Lichengoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: lichen)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Vulnerable
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 8
  • Aleucis distinctatagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
  • Alisma gramineum - Ribbon-Leaved Water-Plantaingoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: flowering plant)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Rare and scarce species (not based on IUCN criteria) Nationally rare
    • Red listing based on 2001 IUCN guidelines Critically Endangered
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 8
  • Allophyes oxyacanthae - green-brindled crescentgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: insect - moth)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
  • Alopecosa fabrilisgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: spider (Araneae))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Red Listing based on pre 1994 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Alosa alosa - Allis Shadgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bony fish (Actinopterygii))
    • Bern Convention Appendix 3
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Northern Ireland Priority Species (Northern Ireland)
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
    • Global Red list status Lower risk - least concern
    • Habitats Directive Annex 5
    • Habitats Directive Annex 2 - non-priority species
    • OSPAR OSPAR
    • The Conservation (Nature Habitats, etc.) Regulations (NI) 1995 Schedule 3
    • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 Schedule 4
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (killing/injuring)
  • Alosa fallax - Twaite Shadgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: bony fish (Actinopterygii))
    • Bern Convention Appendix 3
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Scotland Scottish Biodiversity List
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
    • Global Red list status Lower risk - least concern
    • Habitats Directive Annex 5
    • Habitats Directive Annex 2 - non-priority species
    • The Conservation (Nature Habitats, etc.) Regulations (NI) 1995 Schedule 3
    • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 Schedule 4
    • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4a
  • Altella lucidagoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: spider (Araneae))
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Red Listing based on pre 1994 IUCN guidelines Endangered
  • Amanita friabilisgoogle logonbn logogbif logo
    (higher grouping: fungus)
    • Biodiversity Action Plan UK list of priority species Priority Species
    • Biodiversity Lists - England England NERC S.41
    • Biodiversity Lists - Wales Wales NERC S.42
#data in part supplied courtesy of the JNCC (Conservation Designations Spreadsheet, 20/10/2011)
#data in part supplied courtesy of English Nature (England's Non-native Species Audit, 2005)

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