Database Details : World List of Chaetognatha

Full name: World List of Chaetognatha UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Chaetognatha
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Thuesen E.V. & Pierrot-Bults A.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Chaetognatha
English name of the group: Arrow worms
Number of living species 131
Number of living infraspecific taxa 2
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 83
Number of common names: 35
Total number of names: 251
Abstract: The checklist constitutes a list of all currently known and accepted species of arrow worms (Chaetognatha). Chaetognaths are small marine predators, many of which are planktonic. Arrow worms are found throughout Earth's oceans, including the open ocean, tide pools, polar waters, marine caves, coastal lagoons, and the deep sea. 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: The Evergreen State College Olympia, Washington, USA
Bibliographic citation: Thuesen E.V. & Pierrot-Bults A. (2018). WoRMS Chaetognatha: World List of Chaetognatha (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.