Database Details : World Cumacea Database

Full name: World Cumacea Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Cumacea
Version: 2018-02-01
Release date: 2018-02-01
Authors/editors: Watling L., Gerken S.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Malacostraca - Cumacea
English name of the group: Cumaceans or hooded shrimps
Number of living species 1,541
Number of living infraspecific taxa 16
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 59
Number of common names: 72
Total number of names: 1,688
Abstract: Cumaceans are small crustaceans, generally 1-10mm in size, which occur from tidal to abyssal depths in marine (and brackish) waters throughout the world. Data contributed to the Catalogue of Life via World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: Darling Marine Center, University of Maine, Walpole ME, USA; University of Alaska Anchorage; Department of Biological Sciences, Anchorage, Alaska; USA
Bibliographic citation: Watling L., Gerken S. (2018). WoRMS Cumacea: World Cumacea Database (version 2018-02-01). 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, 26th February 2018. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.