Full name: Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database
Short name: Scarabs
Version: Jul 2010
Release date: 2010-06-30
Authors/editors: Schoolmeesters P.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Coleoptera - superfamily Scarabaeoidea
English name of the group: Scarab beetles
Number of species: 29,738
Number of infraspecific taxa: 1,589
Number of synonyms: 12,460
Number of common names: 79
Total number of names: 43,866
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. Subfamily Rutelinae is not included yet.
Organization: Individual custodian
Website: www.datascaraebaeoidea.net/Index.html