Database details

Full name:

Parhost World Database of Fleas

Short name:

Parhost

Version:

2, Nov 2005

Release date:

November 14th, 2005

Authors/editors:

S Medvedev, A Lobanov & I Lyangouzov

Taxonomic coverage:

Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Siphonaptera

Number of species names:

2,047 accepted names; 344 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

847 accepted names; 139 synonyms

Number of common names:

2,891

Total number of names:

6,268

Abstract:

The Parhost World Database of Fleas is a complete electronic taxonomic checklist of order Siphonaptera. This is part of the original analytical system PARHOST, which contains extensive data on flea morphology, parasite–host associations, and geographical distribution.

Organization:

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia

Web site:

http://www.zin.ru/Animalia/Siphonaptera


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