Database Details : World Database of Fleas

Full name: World Database of Fleas
Short name: Parhost
Version: 2, Nov 2005
Release date: 2005-11-14
Authors/editors: Medvedev S., Lobanov A. & Lyangouzov I.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Siphonaptera
English name of the group: Fleas
Number of living species 2,047
Number of living infraspecific taxa 847
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 478
Number of common names: 2,901
Total number of names: 6,273
Abstract: The Parhost World Database of Fleas is a complete electronic taxonomic checklist of order Siphonaptera. This is part of the original analytical system PARHOST, which contains extensive data on flea morphology, parasite–host associations, and geographical distribution.
Organization: Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
Website: http://www.zin.ru/Animalia/Siphonaptera
Bibliographic citation: Medvedev S., Lobanov A. & Lyangouzov I. (2017). Parhost: World Database of Fleas (version 2, Nov 2005). 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, 22nd March 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.