Database Details : The Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Full name: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Short name: ITIS Regional
Version: Jun 2017
Release date: 2017-06-01
Authors/editors: Tom Orrell (custodian), Dave Nicolson (ed).
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 34,268
Number of living infraspecific taxa 1,689
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 6,151
Number of common names: 2,056
Total number of names: 44,164
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 903,613 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: Tom Orrell (custodian), Dave Nicolson (ed). (2018). 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. (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th June 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.