Full name: TicksBase
Short name: TicksBase
Version: 5.6, Jun 2005
Release date: 2005-06-15
Authors/editors: A.M. Nijhof, A.A. Guglielmone & I.G. Horak
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Arachnida - Ixodida
English name of the group: Ticks
Number of species: 869
Number of infraspecific taxa: 21
Number of synonyms: 3,026
Number of common names: 571
Total number of names: 4,487
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: http://www.icttd.nl