Database Details : Global database of ground beetles

Full name: Global database of ground beetles
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. (2019). CarabCat: Global database of ground beetles (version Oct 2017). In: Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2019). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 24th December 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.