Database Details : Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World

Full name: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World
Short name: ScaleNet
Version: Dec 2004
Release date: 2004-12-05
Authors/editors: Ben-Dov Y. & Miller D.R.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Hemiptera - Coccoidea
English name of the group: Scale insects
Number of living species 7,090
Number of living infraspecific taxa 31
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 13,201
Number of common names: 1,737
Total number of names: 22,059
Abstract: The ScaleNet site provides comprehensive information on the scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the world, including queriable information on their classification, nomenclatural history, geographical distribution, host plants, natural enemies, economic importance and literature. Currently information can be retrieved for 27 families, and data of about 21,000 references dating from 1758 to the present. Ultimately, information will be provided for all 28 families of scale insects, comprising more than 7,500 species.
Organization: Agricultural Research Organization, Bet Dagan, Israel; USDA, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Beltsville, USA
Website: http://www.sel.barc.usda.gov/scalenet/scalenet.htm
Bibliographic citation: Ben-Dov Y. & Miller D.R. (2017). ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World (version Dec 2004). 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.