Database details

Full name:

TicksBase

Short name:

TicksBase

Version:

5.6, Jun 2005

Release date:

June 15th, 2005

Authors/editors:

AM Nijhof, AA Guglielmone & IG Horak

Taxonomic coverage:

Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Parasitiformes (Acari - suborder Ixodida)

Number of species names:

868 accepted names; 2,473 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

21 accepted names; 553 synonyms

Number of common names:

571

Total number of names:

4,486

Abstract:

TicksBase is a searchable taxonomic catalogue of all known ticks (Acari: Ixodida) of the world and is facilitated by the International Consortium on Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases (ICTTD). It currently comprises 889 valid species (702 Ixodid, 186 Argasid and 1 Nuttalliella tick (sub-)species), including their synonyms, (limited) distribution data and common names.

Organization:

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Web site:

http://www.icttd.nl


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