Full name: World Marine Mollusca database NEW!
Short name: WoRMS Mollusca
Version: Feb 2013
Release date: 2013-02-12
Authors/editors: Bouchet P., Gofas S. & Rosenberg G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Mollusca
English name of the group: Marine molluscs
Number of species: 35,033
Number of infraspecific taxa: 897
Number of synonyms: 34,039
Number of common names: 3,259
Total number of names: 73,228
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). WoRMS contributes marine taxa in the CoL proto-GSD.
Organization: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; University of Málaga, Departamento de Biología Animal, Malaga, Spain; Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania, USA
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org