Full name: WoRMS Bryozoa: World Marine Bryozoa Database NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Bryozoa
Version: Dec 2010
Release date: 2010-12-10
Authors/editors: Bock P. & Gordon D.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Bryozoa
English name of the group: Bryozoans, moss animals
Number of species: 5,686
Number of infraspecific taxa: 200
Number of synonyms: 243
Number of common names: 95
Total number of names: 6,224
Abstract: This first ever world database of extant marine bryozoan species is the result of long term accumulation of taxonomic information from the literature. It is the most recent and up-to-date census of the taxon available. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org/