Database Details : World Gastrotricha Database

Full name: World Gastrotricha Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Gastrotricha
Version: 2017-04-01
Release date: 2017-04-01
Authors/editors: Todaro A., d'Hondt J-L. & Hummon W. .
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Gastrotricha
English name of the group: Gastrotrichs or hairy backs
Number of living species 828
Number of living infraspecific taxa 18
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 199
Number of common names: 2
Total number of names: 1,047
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: Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Todaro A., d'Hondt J-L. & Hummon W. . (2017). WoRMS Gastrotricha: World Gastrotricha Database (version 2017-04-01). 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, 30th April 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.