Database Details : World Echinoidea Database

Full name: World Echinoidea Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Echinoidea
Version: 2017-03-01
Release date: 2017-03-01
Authors/editors: Kroh A. & Mooi R. .
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Echinodermata - Echinoidea
English name of the group: Sea urchins
Number of living species 1,010
Number of living infraspecific taxa 186
Number of extinct species: 2189
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 169
Number of synonyms: 2,510
Number of common names: 220
Total number of names: 6,284
Abstract: This global marine species list is 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: Naturhistorische Museum Wien, Austria; California Academy of Sciences, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, San Francisco, USA
Bibliographic citation: Kroh A. & Mooi R. . (2018). WoRMS Echinoidea: World Echinoidea Database (version 2017-03-01). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 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.