Database Details : World list of Cestoda

Full name: World list of Cestoda
Short name: WoRMS Cestoda
Version: Feb 2013
Release date: 2013-02-04
Authors/editors: Bray R. & Tyler S.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Platyhelminthes - Cestoda
English name of the group: Tapeworms
Number of living species 1,583
Number of living infraspecific taxa 6
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 309
Number of common names: 3
Total number of names: 1,901
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: Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Bray R. & Tyler S. (2017). WoRMS Cestoda: World list of Cestoda (version Feb 2013). 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, 22nd March 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.