Database Details : World List of Marine Oligochaeta

Full name: World List of Marine Oligochaeta UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Oligochaeta
Version: 2018-04-01
Release date: 2018-04-01
Authors/editors: Timm T. & Erséus C.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Annelida - Clitellata - Capilloventrida, Crassiclitellata, Enchytraeida, Haplotaxida, Lumbriculida (subclass Oligochaeta)
English name of the group: Earthworms, oligochaetes
Number of living species 1,984
Number of living infraspecific taxa 35
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 1,200
Number of common names: 34
Total number of names: 3,253
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: Centre for Limnology, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu, Estonia
Bibliographic citation: Timm T. & Erséus C. (2018). WoRMS Oligochaeta: World List of Marine Oligochaeta (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.