Database Details : Global database of ground beetles

Full name: Global database of ground beetles UPDATED!
Short name: CarabCat
Version: Oct 2017
Release date: 2017-10-25
Authors/editors: Lorenz W.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - Caraboidea - Carabidae, Trachypachidae
English name of the group: Ground beetles
Number of living species 39,360
Number of living infraspecific taxa 9,056
Number of extinct species: 408
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 49,321
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 98,145
Abstract: CarabCat is a global database of ground beetles (Coleoptera Carabidae, sensu lato) developed by W.Lorenz, Faunaplan, based on the second printed edition of 'Nomina Carabidarum' (Lorenz 2005a) and including updates.
Organization: Faunaplan (Büro & Verlag für Faunistik und Umweltplanung), Tutzing, Germany
Bibliographic citation: Lorenz W. (2018). CarabCat: Global database of ground beetles (version Oct 2017). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., 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, 26th February 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.