Database details

Full name:

Phasmida Species File

Short name:

PSF

Version:

2.6, Nov 2006

Release date:

Authors/editors:

P Brock

Taxonomic coverage:

Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Phasmida

Number of species names:

2,821 accepted names; 3,139 synonyms

Number of infraspecies names:

93 accepted names; 51 synonyms

Number of common names:

348

Total number of names:

6,452

Abstract:

This database was inputted by David Eades and his team (Illinois Natural History Survey) from Daniel Otte and Paul Brock’s 2005 book Phasmida Species File. Catalog of stick and leaf insects of the world. It contains full synonymic and taxonomic information, numerous citations to references and images and is being continually updated by the author (Paul Brock) and his small team of helpers, making it user friendly to taxonomists and readers.

Organization:

Illinois Natural History Survey, USA

Web site:

http://phasmida.speciesfile.org


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