Database Details : World List of Holothuroidea

Full name: World List of Holothuroidea UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Holothuroidea
Version: 2019-03-05
Release date: 2019-03-05
Authors/editors: Paulay G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Echinodermata - Holothuroidea
English name of the group: Sea cucumbers
Number of living species 1,742
Number of living infraspecific taxa 38
Number of extinct species: 42
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 1,783
Number of common names: 329
Total number of names: 3,934
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: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, USA
Bibliographic citation: Paulay G. (2019). WoRMS Holothuroidea: World List of Holothuroidea (version 2019-03-05). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.