Database Details : MolluscaBase

Full name: MolluscaBase
Short name: WoRMS Mollusca
Version: 2018-06-06
Release date: 2018-06-06
Authors/editors: Bieler R. Bouchet P. Dijkstra H. Faber M. Finn J. Garcia-Alvarez O. Gofas S. La Perna R. Marshall B. Moretzsohn F. Neubauer T.A. Rosenberg G. Sartori A.F. Schneider S. Taylor J. ter Poorten J.J. & Vos C. (eds).
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Mollusca
English name of the group: Marine molluscs
Number of living species 58,985
Number of living infraspecific taxa 3,418
Number of extinct species: 9967
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 296
Number of synonyms: 84,413
Number of common names: 7,145
Total number of names: 164,224
Abstract: This global 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: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; University of Málaga, Departamento de Biología Animal, Malaga, Spain; Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania, USA
Website: http://www.molluscabase.org
Bibliographic citation: Bieler R. Bouchet P. Dijkstra H. Faber M. Finn J. Garcia-Alvarez O. Gofas S. La Perna R. Marshall B. Moretzsohn F. Neubauer T.A. Rosenberg G. Sartori A.F. Schneider S. Taylor J. ter Poorten J.J. & Vos C. (eds). (2018). WoRMS Mollusca: MolluscaBase (version 2018-06-06). 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. (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th June 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.