Full name: World Brachiopoda database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Brachiopoda
Version: 2014-03-01
Release date: 2014-03-01
Authors/editors: Emig C.C., Alvarez F., Bitner M.A. (Ed) .
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Brachiopoda
English name of the group: Lamp-shells
Number of species: 393
Number of infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 62
Number of common names: 5
Total number of names: 460
Abstract: World Brachiopoda database is a taxonomic database of recent lamp-shells a and higher taxon names, excluding fossil species. Distribution maps of the species and genus are being added gradually. Databases are closely related to the web portal http://paleopolis.rediris.es/BrachNet. Data are contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: BrachNet
Website: http://www.marinespecies.org/brachiopoda