Database Details : Ascidiacea World Database

Full name: Ascidiacea World Database NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Ascidiacea
Version: 2017-11-02
Release date: 2017-11-02
Authors/editors: Shenkar N. Gittenberger A. Lambert G. Rius M. Moreira Da Rocha R. Swalla B.J. Turon X.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Chordata - Ascidiacea
English name of the group: Ascidians, sea squirts
Number of living species 2,913
Number of living infraspecific taxa 6
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 2,602
Number of common names: 358
Total number of names: 5,879
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: Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands; Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, Friday Harbor WA, USA; National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton, Sout
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org/ascidiacea
Bibliographic citation: Shenkar N. Gittenberger A. Lambert G. Rius M. Moreira Da Rocha R. Swalla B.J. Turon X. (2017). WoRMS Ascidiacea: Ascidiacea World Database (version 2017-11-02). 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, 28th November 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.