Database details

Full name:

Catalogue of Craneflies of the World

Short name:

CCW

Version:

Oct 2005

Release date:

October 26th, 2005

Authors/editors:

P Oosterbroek

Taxonomic coverage:

Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Diptera - Tipuloidea

Number of species names:

14,438 accepted names; 1,333 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

1,027 accepted names; 0 synonyms

Number of common names:

0

Total number of names:

16,798

Abstract:

The Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World (CCW) covers all genera, subgenera, species, subspecies, and synonyms of the World Tipuloidea (Insecta Diptera Nematocera families Pediciidae, Limoniidae, Cylindrotomidae, Tipulidae), in total 17,307 taxa. It also includes up to date information on the distribution of the species and subspecies, specified by countries and, for the larger countries, states, provinces, islands.

Organization:

Entomology Section, Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam / ETI BioInformatics, The Netherlands

Web site:

http://ip30.eti.uva.nl/ccw/


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