Database Details : World List of Cestoda

Full name: World List of Cestoda
Short name: WoRMS Cestoda
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Bray R. & Tyler S.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Platyhelminthes - Cestoda
English name of the group: Tapeworms
Number of living species 1,905
Number of living infraspecific taxa 6
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 556
Number of common names: 3
Total number of names: 2,470
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: Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Bibliographic citation: Bray R. & Tyler S. (2018). WoRMS Cestoda: World List of Cestoda (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.