Database Details : MolluscaBase

Full name: MolluscaBase UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Mollusca
Version: 2019-03-06
Release date: 2019-03-06
Authors/editors: MolluscaBase
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Mollusca
English name of the group: Marine molluscs
Number of living species 65,460
Number of living infraspecific taxa 4,023
Number of extinct species: 12495
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 309
Number of synonyms: 94,980
Number of common names: 12,587
Total number of names: 189,854
Abstract: This global 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: Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; University of Málaga, Departamento de Biología Animal, Malaga, Spain; Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania, USA
Bibliographic citation: MolluscaBase (2019). WoRMS Mollusca: MolluscaBase (version 2019-03-06). 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.