Database Details : The Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Full name: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Short name: ITIS Regional
Version: Oct 2015
Release date: 2015-10-30
Authors/editors: Orrell T. (custodian)
Taxonomic coverage: Wide range of New World taxonomic checklists in different kingdoms
English name of the group: Wide range of taxa in all kingdoms
Number of living species 38,231
Number of living infraspecific taxa 1,308
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 5,605
Number of common names: 2,067
Total number of names: 47,211
Abstract: ITIS supplies both global and New World groups to the Catalogue of Life – with emphasis on GSDs. ITIS develops taxonomic coverage of all biota of interest to North America and contains over 855,500 scientific and common names and has either a global or New World treatment of many groups.
Organization: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
Website: http://www.itis.gov
http://www.cbif.gc.ca/acp/eng/itis/search (Canada)
Bibliographic citation: Orrell T. (custodian) (2017). ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Oct 2015). 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. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.