Database Details : Hymenoptera Information System

Full name: Hymenoptera Information System UPDATED!
Short name: HymIS
Version: Jul 2017
Release date: 2017-07-31
Authors/editors: Kroupa A.S., Lohrmann V., Pulawski W.J. & Schmid-Egger C.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Hymenoptera - Apoidea - Crabronidae
Animalia - Arthropoda - Insecta - Hymenoptera - Vespoidea - Pompilidae, Rhopalosomatidae
English name of the group: Crabronids, spider-hunting and rhopalosomatid wasps
Number of living species 13,798
Number of living infraspecific taxa 926
Number of extinct species: 4
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 14,986
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 29,714
Abstract: The HymIS database provides the taxonomic backbone for a global information system on bees and wasps. Data for the families Pompilidae or Spider-hunting wasps (2,981 valid taxa and 5,644 synonyms), the Crabronids or Crabronidae (9,134 valid taxa and 8,866 synonyms) and the Rhopalosomatidae (75 valid taxa and 17 synonyms) are available.
Organization: Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity, Berlin, Germany
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Bibliographic citation: Kroupa A.S., Lohrmann V., Pulawski W.J. & Schmid-Egger C. (2018). HymIS: Hymenoptera Information System (version Jul 2017). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2018 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.