Database Details : The Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Full name: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System UPDATED!
Short name: ITIS Regional
Version: Jun 2017
Release date: 2017-06-01
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 34,596
Number of living infraspecific taxa 1,695
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 6,159
Number of common names: 2,056
Total number of names: 44,506
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 Jun 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. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 29th September 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.