Database Details : World List of Bryozoa

Full name: World List of Bryozoa UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Bryozoa
Version: 2017-11-02
Release date: 2017-11-02
Authors/editors: Bock P., Gordon D.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Bryozoa
English name of the group: Bryozoans, moss animals
Number of living species 5,457
Number of living infraspecific taxa 157
Number of extinct species: 167
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 5
Number of synonyms: 661
Number of common names: 115
Total number of names: 6,562
Abstract: This first ever world database of extant marine bryozoan species is the result of long term accumulation of taxonomic information from the literature. It is the most recent and up-to-date census of the taxon available. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand
Bibliographic citation: Bock P., Gordon D. (2017). WoRMS Bryozoa: World List of Bryozoa (version 2017-11-02). 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, 28th November 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.