Database Details : World List of Scleractinia

Full name: World List of Scleractinia NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Scleractinia
Version: 2018-03-05
Release date: 2018-03-01
Authors/editors: Cairns S., Hoeksema B. (2018).
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Cnidaria - Anthozoa - Scleractinia
English name of the group:
Number of living species 1,587
Number of living infraspecific taxa 33
Number of extinct species: 86
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 4
Number of synonyms: 2,461
Number of common names: 874
Total number of names: 5,045
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: Smithsonian Institution; National Museum of Natural History; Department of Invertebrate Zoology (IZ); Naturalis Biodiversity Center; Department of Marine Zoology
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Cairns S., Hoeksema B. (2018). (2018). WoRMS Scleractinia: World List of Scleractinia (version 2018-03-05). 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, 28th March 2018. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.