ウェブサイト「日本産蝶類和名学名便覧」(<連載>「あきつ賞」受賞サイト(13)) An overview of the website "The Current Checklist of Japanese Butterflies"
The website "Current Checklist of Japanese Butterflies" (http://binran.lepimages.jp/) is made for a handy reference from the checklist of Japanese Lepidoptera, which is edited and will be issued by the Entomological Society of Japan. A total of 328 species are listed and arranged systematically. This website is constructed based on a web-based database system for species names built by one of the authors. Recently, a Creative Commons license has been granted for the contents to disseminate information to a wide range of users and to promote its effective use.