Database Details : World Scarabaeidae Database

Full name: World Scarabaeidae Database UPDATED!
Short name: Scarabs
Version: Jul 2017
Release date: 2017-07-10
Authors/editors: Schoolmeesters P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - superfamily Scarabaeoidea
English name of the group: Scarab beetles
Number of living species 38,826
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2,442
Number of extinct species: 274
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 15,529
Number of common names: 555
Total number of names: 57,626
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 Jul 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, 28th November 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.