Database Details : World Placozoa Database

Full name: World Placozoa Database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Placozoa
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Schierwater B., Eitel M. & DeSalle R.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Placozoa
English name of the group: Placozoans or pancake animals
Number of living species 1
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 1
Number of common names: 0
Total number of names: 2
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: School of veterinary medicine Hannover; Institute of Animal Ecology and Cell Biology, Germany; University of Hong Kong, The Swire Institute of Marine Science, Hong Kong
Bibliographic citation: Schierwater B., Eitel M. & DeSalle R. (2018). WoRMS Placozoa: World Placozoa 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.