Full name: WoRMS Polychaeta: World List of Polychaeta NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Polychaeta
Version: Dec 2010
Release date: 2010-12-10
Authors/editors: Read G. & Fauchald K.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Annelida - Polychaeta
English name of the group: Bristle worms
Number of species: 11,635
Number of infraspecific taxa: 458
Number of synonyms: 7,025
Number of common names: 147
Total number of names: 19,265
Abstract: This global marine species list is a part of the World Register of Marine Species database, which aims to provide the most authoritative list of names of all marine species globally. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the WoRMS, hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Wellington, New Zealand; National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org/