Full name: World Scarabaeidae Database
Short name: Scarabs
Version: Nov 2009
Release date: 2009-11-07
Authors/editors: P. Schoolmeesters
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - superfamily Scarabaeoidea
English name of the group: Scarab beetles
Number of species: 17,844
Number of infraspecific taxa: 1,368
Number of synonyms: 13,799
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 33,011
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. This database is well on the way to completion, with taxonomic data for 18,000 species. The Melolonthinae and Rutelinae are not included.
Organization: Individual custodian
Website: http://www.coleoptera.org