Database Details : World List of turbellarian worms: Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora

Full name: World List of turbellarian worms: Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Turbellarians
Version: 2018-05-01
Release date: 2018-05-01
Authors/editors: Tyler S. Artois T. Schilling S. Hooge M. & Bush L.F. (eds).
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Platyhelminthes, Xenacoelomorpha
English name of the group:
Number of living species 6,177
Number of living infraspecific taxa 356
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,877
Number of common names: 46
Total number of names: 10,458
Abstract: The world list of Turbellarian worms, including the Acoelomorpha, Catenulida and Rhabditophora contains 3.425 accepted species names and is one of the most complete existing resources for Turbellarian taxa. This taxonomic database covers all turbellarian flatworms, freshwater as well as marine ones, and including parasitic turbellarians.
Organization: University of Maine, School of Biology and Ecology; Hasselt University, Centrum voor Milieukunde, Research group Zoology: Biodiversity and Toxicology (CMKDK)
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org/turbellarians
Bibliographic citation: Tyler S. Artois T. Schilling S. Hooge M. & Bush L.F. (eds). (2018). WoRMS Turbellarians: World List of turbellarian worms: Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora (version 2018-05-01). 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. (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 31st May 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.