Database Details : World Echinoidea Database

Full name: World Echinoidea Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Echinoidea
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Kroh A. & Mooi R.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Echinodermata - Echinoidea
English name of the group: Sea urchins
Number of living species 1,013
Number of living infraspecific taxa 192
Number of extinct species: 3134
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 239
Number of synonyms: 2,582
Number of common names: 380
Total number of names: 7,540
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: Naturhistorische Museum Wien, Austria; California Academy of Sciences, Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology, San Francisco, USA
Bibliographic citation: Kroh A. & Mooi R. (2018). WoRMS Echinoidea: World Echinoidea Database (version 2018-04-01). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2018 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.