Full name: World List of Cestoda UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Cestoda
Version: Feb 2013
Release date: 2013-02-04
Authors/editors: Bray R. & Tyler S.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Platyhelminthes - Cestoda
English name of the group: Tapeworms
Number of species: 1,583
Number of infraspecific taxa: 6
Number of synonyms: 309
Number of common names: 3
Total number of names: 1,901
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: Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org