Database Details : World list of Merostomata

Full name: World list of Merostomata UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Merostomata
Version: 2017-07-01
Release date: 2017-07-01
Authors/editors: Boxshall G. .
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Merostomata
English name of the group: Horseshoe crabs
Number of living species 4
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 16
Number of common names: 3
Total number of names: 23
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: Natural History Museum London
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Boxshall G. . (2017). WoRMS Merostomata: World list of Merostomata (version 2017-07-01). 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, 26th July 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.