Database Details : Phasmida Species File

Full name: Phasmida Species File
Short name: PhasmidaSF
Version: 5.0, Dec 2016
Release date: 2016-11-29
Authors/editors: Brock P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Phasmida
English name of the group: Stick and leaf insects
Number of living species 3,141
Number of living infraspecific taxa 107
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,938
Number of common names: 359
Total number of names: 7,545
Abstract: The Phasmida Species File is a taxonomic database of the world's Phasmida (stick and leaf insects, known as walking sticks and walking leaves in the U.S.). It contains full synonymic and taxonomic information for c. 3,050 valid species. There are c. 27,600 citations to c. 2500 references, also c. 6,200 specimen records and more than 11,500 images of over two thirds of valid species. The database is being continually updated by the author (Paul Brock), making it user friendly to taxonomists and rearers.
Organization: The Natural History Museum, London, UK
Website: http://phasmida.speciesfile.org
Bibliographic citation: Brock P. (2017). PhasmidaSF: Phasmida Species File (version 5.0, Dec 2016). 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, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.