Database Details : World Echinoidea Database

Full name: World Echinoidea Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Echinoidea
Version: 2017-09-01
Release date: 2017-09-01
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 185
Number of extinct species: 2231
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 172
Number of synonyms: 2,507
Number of common names: 308
Total number of names: 6,413
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. (2017). WoRMS Echinoidea: World Echinoidea Database (version 2017-09-01). In: 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. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 29th September 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.