vice-county

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vice-county

n, pl -counties
(Botany) any of the geographical units into which the British Isles are divided for purposes of botanical and zoological recording, corresponding wherever possible to county boundaries
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Provided are distribution maps in Britain and Ireland based on Watsonian vice-counties and illustrations of the adult and male and female genitalia.
Part of a two volume set, this book describes the members of the moth family Tortricidae sensu lato in Britain and Ireland and the taxonomy, adult moth, larval stages, and life history of each species of Olethreutinae, including distribution maps in Britain and Ireland based on Watsonian vice-counties and illustrations of the adult and male and female genitalia.