Database Details : World Gastrotricha Database

Full name: World Gastrotricha Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Gastrotricha
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
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 living species 841
Number of living infraspecific taxa 18
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 199
Number of common names: 2
Total number of names: 1,060
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
Bibliographic citation: Todaro A., d'Hondt J-L. & Hummon W. (2018). WoRMS Gastrotricha: World Gastrotricha 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.