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 34,381
Number of living infraspecific taxa 1,691
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 6,158
Number of common names: 2,056
Total number of names: 44,286
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: (Canada)
Bibliographic citation: Orrell T. (custodian) (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 January 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.