Database Details : World Scarabaeidae Database

Full name: World Scarabaeidae Database
Short name: Scarabs
Version: Jan 2017
Release date: 2017-01-28
Authors/editors: Schoolmeesters P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - superfamily Scarabaeoidea
English name of the group: Scarab beetles
Number of living species 38,642
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,426
Number of extinct species: 271
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 15,527
Number of common names: 696
Total number of names: 57,562
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. (2017). Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jan 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. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 29th May 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.