Database Details : World Scarabaeidae Database

Full name: World Scarabaeidae Database UPDATED!
Short name: Scarabs
Version: Apr 2018
Release date: 2018-04-03
Authors/editors: Schoolmeesters P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - superfamily Scarabaeoidea
English name of the group: Scarab beetles
Number of living species 39,063
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,446
Number of extinct species: 280
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 15,596
Number of common names: 665
Total number of names: 58,050
Abstract: The World Scarabaeidae Database is currently only accessible through this checklist. It is included on the Annual Checklist by kind permission of Paul Schoolmeesters (schoolp@skynet.be). The Scarabids are a large family of beetles, believed to include about 35,000 species.
Organization: Individual custodian
Website: http://www.datascaraebaeoidea.net/Index.html
Bibliographic citation: Schoolmeesters P. (2018). Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Apr 2018). In: Roskov Y., 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, 31st July 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.