Database details

Full name:

The Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Short name:

ITIS

Version:

Nov 2008

Release date:

November 12th, 2008

Authors/editors:

T Orrell (custodian)

Taxonomic coverage:

Global sectors recently provided by ITIS:

Protozoa Apicomplexa Conoidasida Eucoccidiorida Cryptosporidiidae Cryptosporidium

Animalia Entoprocta, Cycliophora, Onychophora, Tardigrada

Animalia Arthropoda Branchiopoda Anostraca

Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Amphipoda Crangonyctidae Stygobromus

Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Isopoda Idoteidae

Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Mysida

Animalia Arthropoda Arachnida Amblypygi, Opilioacarida, Palpigradi, Pseudoscorpiones, Ricinulei, Schizomida, Solifugae & Uropygi

Animalia Arthropoda Arachnida Sarcoptiformes suborder Oribatida

Animalia Arthropoda Entognatha ProturaNEW!

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Grylloblattodea

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Andrenidae, Apidae, Colletidae, Halictidae, Megachilidae, Melittidae, Stenotritidae, Ampulicidae, Heterogynaidae & SphecidaeNEW!

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Cynipoidea Ibaliidae

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Evanioidea Aulacidae & Evaniidae

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Platygastroidea Platygastridae, Scelionidae subfamilScelioninae NEW!

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera suborder Archostemata NEW!

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Nosodendridae & Jacobsoniidae

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Byrrhoidea Limnichidae

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Staphylinoidea Silphidae subfamily Nicrophorinae

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Coleoptera Cucujoidea Cucujidae Pediacus NEW!

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Mantophasmatodea, Zoraptera & Trichoptera

Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Phthiraptera suborder Anoplura

Animalia Chordata Amphibia, Aves & Mammalia

Number of species names:

156,706 accepted names; 31,270 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

30,652 accepted names; 12,574 synonyms

Number of common names:

154,708

Total number of names:

385,910

Abstract:

ITIS supplies both global and New World groups to the Catalogue of Life with emphasis on GSDs. ITIS develops taxonomic coverage of all biota of interest to North America and contains over 591,000 scientific and common names and has either a global or New World treatment of many groups.

Organization:

The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

Web site:

http://www.itis.gov ;http://www.cbif.gc.ca/itis (Canada) ;http://siit.conabio.gob.mx (Mexico)


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