Database Details : World List of Bryozoa

Full name: World List of Bryozoa UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Bryozoa
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Bock P. & Gordon D.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Bryozoa
English name of the group: Bryozoans, moss animals
Number of living species 5,443
Number of living infraspecific taxa 156
Number of extinct species: 175
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 5
Number of synonyms: 684
Number of common names: 115
Total number of names: 6,578
Abstract: This first ever world database of extant marine bryozoan species is the result of long term accumulation of taxonomic information from the literature. It is the most recent and up-to-date census of the taxon available. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand
Bibliographic citation: Bock P. & Gordon D. (2018). WoRMS Bryozoa: World List of Bryozoa (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.