Database Details : TicksBase

Full name: TicksBase
Short name: TicksBase
Version: 5.6, Jun 2005
Release date: 2005-06-15
Authors/editors: Nijhof A.M., Guglielmone A.A. & Horak I.G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Ixodida
English name of the group: Ticks
Number of living species 867
Number of living infraspecific taxa 3
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 2,820
Number of common names: 547
Total number of names: 4,237
Abstract: TicksBase is a searchable taxonomic catalogue of all known ticks (Acari: Ixodida) of the world and is facilitated by the International Consortium on Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases (ICTTD). It currently comprises 889 valid species (702 Ixodid, 186 Argasid and 1 Nuttalliella tick (sub-)species), including their synonyms, (limited) distribution data and common names.
Organization: Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Website: -
Bibliographic citation: Nijhof A.M., Guglielmone A.A. & Horak I.G. (2017). TicksBase (version 5.6, Jun 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, 26th July 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.