WoRMS is being honored with new genus

Added on 2021-06-14 14:52:04 by Dekeyzer, Stefanie
For the first time, a genus has been named after WoRMS: Wormsina.
Harzhauser & Landau have established the genus Wormsina for a Miocene Paratethyan Mitridae, which is devoted to WoRMS. Mathias Harzhauser: “We all are frequently using and consulting WoRMS and this is my contribution to make this important platform even more visible.”

The full paper is available through ZooTaxa ( & ZooBank ( It considers a monograph, Wormsina is on page 49.

The genus is available in WoRMS and MolluscaBase (

Copyright image: Alice Schumacher (Natural History Museum Vienna)

WoRMS is being honored with new genus


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