Database Details : World of Copepods database

Full name: World of Copepods database UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Copepoda
Version: 2019-03-05
Release date: 2019-03-05
Authors/editors: Walter T.C. & Boxshall G.A.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Arthropoda - Hexanauplia - (subclass Copepoda) - Calanoida, Cyclopoida, Gelyelloida, Harpacticoida, Misophrioida, Monstrilloida, Mormonilloida, Platycopioida, Poecilostomatoida, Siphonostomatoida
English name of the group: Copepods
Number of living species 14,738
Number of living infraspecific taxa 472
Number of extinct species: 2
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 7,043
Number of common names: 146
Total number of names: 22,401
Abstract: This World Database of all species of Copepoda ever described, is part of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), a global initiative to provide a register of all marine organisms. Data have been contributed to the Catalogue of Life via WoRMS, hosted by the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ).
Organization: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Bibliographic citation: Walter T.C. & Boxshall G.A. (2019). WoRMS Copepoda: World of Copepods database (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.