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BYRNE, A, et al 2009 Irish Red List No. 2 - Non-marine Molluscs,057KB).
[Also - - - Irish Red Data Sets, eg Non-Marine Molluscs (seen 18-June-2013) = Title: icon_pdf
Byrne, A.; Moorkens, E.A.; Anderson, R.; Killeen, I.J.; Regan, E.C. 2009

Carbayo & Marques (2011) [also Mora (2011). f 7-10 million Animal species Fungi and Microbes might double the task

BOERO, Ferdinando (2010. The Study of Species in the Era of Biodiversity: A Tale of Stupidity. Diversity. 2010 (2): 115-126.) is the first to explain plausible mechanisms by which "Traditional taxonomy was overly neglected and is in serious distress all over the world.".

LOVELOCK, James  2014  A Rough Ride to the Future. Allen Lane.  184p.

SUZUKI, David, & Dave Robert Taylor   2009  The Big Picture: reflections on science, humanity and a quickly changing planet. Allen & Unwin. 280p.

WHEELER, Q.D. 2004 Taxonomic triage and the poverty of phylogeny: 571-583 in: Taxonomy for the Twenty-first Century. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London (Biology) (2004) 359: 559-739.

WHEELER, Q.D. (Editor & Contributor) 2008 The New Taxonomy, The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 76: 237p. & to see the advances:

WHEELER, Quentin D. 2010 Interview with Diane Twoomey, 27 Sept 2010: e360 Podcast. How “cybertaxonomy” can help scientist and amateur taxonomists better catalog life on earth.