Database Details : World List of Scleractinia

Full name: World List of Scleractinia UPDATED!
Short name: WoRMS Scleractinia
Version: 2019-03-05
Release date: 2019-03-05
Authors/editors: Hoeksema B.W. & Cairns S.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Cnidaria - Anthozoa - Scleractinia
English name of the group:
Number of living species 1,609
Number of living infraspecific taxa 38
Number of extinct species: 388
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 7
Number of synonyms: 3,202
Number of common names: 1,061
Total number of names: 6,305
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: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA; Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Bibliographic citation: Hoeksema B.W. & Cairns S. (2019). WoRMS Scleractinia: World List of Scleractinia (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.