Full name: Rotifera Database
Short name: Rotifera
Version: Oct 2008
Release date: 2008-10-01
Authors/editors: H. Segers
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Rotifera
English name of the group: Rotifers
Number of species: 1,996
Number of infraspecific taxa: 251
Number of synonyms: 729
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 2,976
Abstract: A taxonomic database of accepted and the most commonly used synonyms in the phylum Rotifera with information on biogeography. The database was prepared under the Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment project. The version supplied for the 2009 Catalogue of Life is based on a print version, published in the journal Zootaxa (seehttp://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2007/2007-08.html#Zootaxa%201564orhttp://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2007f/zt01564p104.pdf. Users are urged to use and cite this printed version.
Organization: Belgian Biodiversity Platform, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium
Website: http://FADA.biodiversity.be