Full name: Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae
Short name: World Gracillariidae
Version: May 2007
Release date: 2007-04-05
Authors/editors: J. De Prins & W. De Prins
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Lepidoptera - Gracillarioidea - Gracillariidae
English name of the group: Gracillariid moths
Number of species: 1,841
Number of infraspecific taxa: 7
Number of synonyms: 411
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 2,259
Abstract: The Gracillariidae is one the largest families of primitive moths (Lepidoptera). Gracillariid moths are generally distributed throughout the world except Antarctica, and they are more numerous in tropical areas. Many species of Gracillariidae are serious pests of agricultural and ornamental plants. The Global Taxonomic Database of Gracillariidae currently holds information on 151 genus-group names and in total 2.556 species-group names, belonging to 104 genera.
Organization: Belgian Biodiversity Platform, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium
Website: http://gc.bebif.be/