A New Critical Estimate of Named Species-Level Diversity of the Recent Mollusca*

@inproceedings{Rosenberg2014ANC,
  title={A New Critical Estimate of Named Species-Level Diversity of the Recent Mollusca*},
  author={Gary Rosenberg},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract: Modern estimates of species-level diversity in the recent Mollusca range from 34,000 to 120,000 described species, with total diversity including undescribed species often cited as 200,000. Most estimates are unverifiable, not being based on reproducible methods. Ultimately the best way to gauge diversity is explicit enumeration: actual listing of known species. Comprehensive lists of species are valued as a basis for systematic revisions and for comparing diversity across taxa, but… Expand
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