This is the species record for Limanda limanda which is generally accepted as the lowest
biological taxon or classification for this form of life. The record is generally titled using the
binomial, or two-part
name, constructed from the
genus; Limanda, the first part and
species; limanda, the second part. However things are never that straight
forward and variation within the species can add subspecies (in the case of zoology) and
variety, sub variety and formae (in the case of botany) to the later part of the binomial name in order to determine an
The user has to be aware that there is not complete agreement around the world regarding both the classification of particular species nor indeed the structure of the overall classification system itself. Even that which is agreed is subject to almost constant change and reclassification.
Note: Species binomial names are by agreed convention written in italics as is the case here.
Additional information about Limanda limanda from our database
Taxonomic status of Limanda limanda
The table below shows the main taxonomic groups to which Limanda limanda belongs
Infra / Tribe / Sub Tribe Group
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