Database Details : World list of Scyphozoa

Full name: World list of Scyphozoa NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Scyphozoa
Version: 2017-09-01
Release date: 2017-09-01
Authors/editors: Jarms G. & Morandini A.C.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Cnidaria - Scyphozoa
English name of the group: Jellyfishes
Number of living species 190
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 36
Number of common names: 157
Total number of names: 383
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: Zoological Institute und Zoological Museum, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Laboratório de Cultivo e Estudos de Cnidaria, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Bibliographic citation: Jarms G. & Morandini A.C. (2017). WoRMS Scyphozoa: World list of Scyphozoa (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 Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.