Entomology abbreviations

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  • aff.affinis · having affinity with but not identical to
  • auct.auctorum · of authors (written like that by various authors)
  • ca.circa · about (refers to dates)
  • cf.confer · compare with
  • coll.in collectionem · in the collection (usually followed by the name of a collection or museum)
  • det.determinavit · determined by
  • e.g.exempli gratia · for example
  • et al.et alii · and others
  • etc.et cetera · (and the rest), and so on
  • ex.exemplar · example or specimen (the plural is written exx.)
  • ibid.ibidem · from the same place
  • id.idem · the same
  • i.e.id est · that is (to say), or in other words
  • in coll.in collectionem · in the collection (usually followed by the name of a collection or museum)
  • indet.indeterminans · unidentified
  • in litt.in litteris · in correspondence
  • leg.legit · he, she, or it collected
  • loc. cit.loco citato · in the place (work, paper, etc. cited)
  • n.b.nota bene · take good note
  • op. cit.opere citato · in the work cited
  • p.pagina · page (singular; plural is paginae, abbreviated pp.)
  • q.v.quod vide · see (for which, see)
  • s.l.sensu lato · in the broad sense
  • sp.species · species (singular; plural is species, abbreviated as spp.)
  • sp. nov.species nova · new species (singular; plural is species novae, abbreviated as spp. nov.)
  • ssp.subspecies · subspecies (singular; plural is subspecies, abbreviated sspp.)
  • s. str.sensu stricto · in the strict sense
  • viz.videlicet · namely