Full name: Parhost: World Database of Fleas
Short name: Parhost
Version: 2, Nov 2005
Release date: 2005-11-14
Authors/editors: Medvedev S., Lobanov A. & Lyangouzov I.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Siphonaptera
English name of the group: Fleas
Number of species: 2,047
Number of infraspecific taxa: 847
Number of synonyms: 483
Number of common names: 2,901
Total number of names: 6,278
Abstract: The Parhost World Database of Fleas is a complete electronic taxonomic checklist of order Siphonaptera. This is part of the original analytical system PARHOST, which contains extensive data on flea morphology, parasite–host associations, and geographical distribution.
Organization: Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia
Website: http://www.zin.ru/Animalia/Siphonaptera