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LifeWatch-WoRMS workshops and grants 2014

Editor workshops supported by LifeWatch

In 2014, no editor workshops were organized.

 

Data grants supported by LifeWatch

In total, 16 of the received applications were granted, and a total of 55.200 € is being invested by LifeWatch.

The data grant reports can be found here.

Group Responsible editor(s) Duration Expected results
Cardiidae (Mollusca - Bivalvia) Jan Johan Ter Poorten April - December 2014
  • Addition of ca. 25 synonyms
  • Revision of 300-350 species
  • Document references of the original descriptions
  • Add information on the type localities
  • Add type repositories and registration numbers
Gastrotricha Antonio Todaro April - August 2014
  • Addition of missing names to WoRMS
  • Addition of synonymies, new combinations and references
  • Revision of 800 name records
Hirudinea Jürgen Kolb April - October 2014
  • Addition of missing species (circa 20) to WoRMS
  • Addition of new information for around 200 species
  • Revision of synonymies for ca. 100 species
Turritellidae (Mollusca - Gastropoda) Chris Vos April - June 2014
  • Type sample research in view of species identity definition
  • Solving synonymy-, homonymy- and pre-occupation issues
  • (macro-)photography and data collection for each type sample
Anisakidae (parasitic Nematoda) Shokoofeh Shamsi April - December 2014
  • Addition of ca. 100 species to WoRMS
  • Revision of the existing Anaksidae in WoRMS
  • Revision & addition of type location, distribution and hosts
Pisces Nicolas Bailly April - September 2014
  • Update fish classification
  • Complete the authorship at genus & family level
  • Start development of web services for more automated updates of WoRMS
Mollusca André Sartori June - October 2014
  • Addition of ca. 2000 names to WoRMS
  • Revision of ca. 500 names
Echinodermata Andreas Kroh April - October 2014
  • Inclusion of verified references to primary literature for the Echinoidea in WoRMS
Copepoda (planktonic) Juliana Kouwenberg April - December 2014
  • Inclusion of new species and literature sources to WoRMS Copepoda
  • Updates of synonymies, literature and sources
  • Links to nearly 16.000 identification figures
Terebellidae (Annelida - Polychaeta) Mario H. Londoño-Mesa April - November 2014
  • Revision and correction of systematic problems of the group within WoRMS
  • Addition and/or correction of sources, type taxa, spelling, distribution information and links
Syllidae (Annelida - Polychaeta) João Gil April - December 2014
  • Addition of ca. 200 species to WoRMS
  • Addition of new information for around 1000 valid taxa
  • Revision of 2000 name records
Siboglinidae, Ampharetidae,
Polynoidae & Dorvilleidae

Lenka Nealova, Adrian Glover, Geof Read & Tammy Horton

June - October 2014
  • Revision of ca. 200 taxa
  • Addition of identification resources, links to types and images
  • Provide known depth distributions for ca. 600 taxa
Asellota (Isopoda) Kelly Merrin, Gary Poore &
Tammy Horton
April - October 2014
  • Addition of approximately 300 records
  • Provide known depth ranges of all deep sea species
  • Addition of (original description) references, identification keys and images where available
Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) Gustav Paulay &
Tammy Horton
April - October 2014
  • Revision of ca. 450 present in WoRMS
  • Addition of at least 100 species to the WoRDSS (deep sea) context
  • Addition of (original description) references, identification keys synonymies, distributions, images
Rissoinidae (Mollusca) Philippe Bouchet April - August 2014
  • Addition of ca. 250 species to WoRMS
  • Addition of original combinations and synonyms
Digenea David Gibson April - November 2014
  • Addition of ca. 400-500 names to WoRMS
  • Revision of ca. 400-500 names already in WoRMS