Full name: A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda) for the web
Short name: ChiloBase
Version: 1.01, May 2006
Release date: 2006-10-10
Authors/editors: Minelli A. (ed)
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Chilopoda
English name of the group: Centipedes
Number of species: 3,146
Number of infraspecific taxa: 322
Number of synonyms: 1,596
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 5,064
Abstract: ChiloBase is a taxonomic database of all known extant centipedes (Chilopoda) of the world including a modern taxonomic system. It provides information on all taxa within the group, including synonymy. In addition to the data available through the Catalogue of Life, the original database also includes original descriptions, type localities and type species. It was compiled by an international team of expert taxonomists with support from GBIF.
Organization: Department of Biology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Website: http://chilobase.bio.unipd.it