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. (2019). TicksBase (version 5.6, Jun 2005). In: Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2019). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 24th December 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.