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

Full name: World List of turbellarian worms, Acoelomorpha, Catenulida, Rhabditophora NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Turbellarians
Version: 2017-12-11
Release date: 2017-12-01
Authors/editors: Tyler S., Artois T., Schilling S., Hooge M. & Bush L.F. (eds)
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Platyhelminthes, Xenacoelomorpha
English name of the group: Turbellarians
Number of living species 6,185
Number of living infraspecific taxa 354
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,875
Number of common names: 46
Total number of names: 10,462
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: School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono ME, USA; Research group Zoology: Biodiversity and Toxicology, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium
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 2017-12-11). 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, 20th December 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.