Database Details : Hymenoptera Information System

Full name: Hymenoptera Information System
Short name: HymIS
Version: Jul 2017
Release date: 2017-07-31
Authors/editors: Kroupa A.S., Lohrmann V., Pulawski W.J. & Schmid-Egger C.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apoidea - Crabronidae
Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Hymenoptera - Vespoidea - Pompilidae, Rhopalosomatidae
English name of the group: Crabronids, spider-hunting and rhopalosomatid wasps
Number of living species 13,798
Number of living infraspecific taxa 926
Number of extinct species: 4
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 14,986
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 29,714
Abstract: The HymIS database provides the taxonomic backbone for a global information system on bees and wasps. Data for the families Pompilidae or Spider-hunting wasps (2,981 valid taxa and 5,644 synonyms), the Crabronids or Crabronidae (9,134 valid taxa and 8,866 synonyms) and the Rhopalosomatidae (75 valid taxa and 17 synonyms) are available.
Organization: Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity, Berlin, Germany
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Bibliographic citation: Kroupa A.S., Lohrmann V., Pulawski W.J. & Schmid-Egger C. (2018). HymIS: Hymenoptera Information System (version Jul 2017). In: Roskov Y., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 31st July 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.