Database Details : World Nemertea database

Full name: World Nemertea database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Nemertea
Version: 2017-03-01
Release date: 2017-03-01
Authors/editors: Norenburg J., Gibson R. .
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Nemertea
English name of the group: Ribbon worms
Number of living species 1,250
Number of living infraspecific taxa 7
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 1,047
Number of common names: 41
Total number of names: 2,345
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: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org
Bibliographic citation: Norenburg J., Gibson R. . (2017). WoRMS Nemertea: World Nemertea database (version 2017-03-01). 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. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 22nd March 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.