Database Details : Phylum Ctenophora, a list of all valid species names harvested from the Internet between 1998 - present

Full name: Phylum Ctenophora, a list of all valid species names harvested from the Internet between 1998 - present NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Ctenophora
Version: 2017-09-01
Release date: 2017-09-01
Authors/editors: Mills C.E.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Ctenophora
English name of the group: Comb jellies, sea walnuts
Number of living species 200
Number of living infraspecific taxa 9
Number of extinct species: 11
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 83
Number of common names: 93
Total number of names: 396
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: University of Washington, Friday Harbor WA, USA
Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/cemills/Ctenolist.html
Bibliographic citation: Mills C.E. (2017). WoRMS Ctenophora: Phylum Ctenophora, a list of all valid species names harvested from the Internet between 1998 - present (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 www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.