Full name: TicksBase
Short name: TicksBase
Version: 5.6, Jun 2005
Release date: 2005-06-15
Authors/editors: Nijhof A.M., Guglielmone A.A. & Horak I.G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Ixodida
English name of the group: Ticks
Number of species: 869
Number of infraspecific taxa: 3
Number of synonyms: 2,862
Number of common names: 547
Total number of names: 4,281
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
Website: http://www.icttd.nl