Full name: World Gastrotricha Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Gastrotricha
Version: 2014-03-01
Release date: 2014-03-01
Authors/editors: Todaro A., d'Hondt J-L. & Hummon W.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Gastrotricha
English name of the group: Gastrotrichs or hairy backs
Number of species: 838
Number of infraspecific taxa: 16
Number of synonyms: 126
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 980
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: Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org