Database Details : World List of Cephalochordata

Full name: World List of Cephalochordata UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Cephalochordata
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Nishikawa T.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Chordata - Cephalochordata
English name of the group: Lancelets
Number of living species 30
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 27
Number of common names: 23
Total number of names: 80
Abstract: The list now includes 31 valid species and 21 junior synonyms. However, future molecular studies will reveal many cryptic species, some of which will recover the presently invalidated junior synonyms.
Bibliographic citation: Nishikawa T. (2018). WoRMS Cephalochordata: World List of Cephalochordata (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.