Who are we?

MolluscaBase is a taxonomically oriented database that aims to provide an authoritative, permanently updated account of all molluscan species – marine, freshwater, and terrestrial, extant and fossil, and across all classes. MolluscaBase follows the standards of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) and provides information on a taxon's status, its classification, and, as available, type locality, distribution, stratigraphic range, images, traits, and relevant literature sources. All data are strictly based on the most recent literature without editorial opinions.


New Molluscabase Home Page Online!
Added on: 2024-05-23 15:59 by Vos, Chris
The refurbished Home Page of Molluscabase was launched by Dr. Philippe Bouchet on 18 May 2024 at the occasion of the 33rd International Shell Show in Edegem (Antwerp, Belgium).
WoRMS press release: Ten remarkable new marine species from 2023
Added on: 2024-03-19 01:26 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
As for previous years, the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) has again released its annual list of the top-ten marine species described by researchers during the past year to coincide with World Taxonomist Appreciation Day on March 19th!
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