Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Macroecological database of mammalian body mass-to be deleted- Species
Biome & Ecoregion Resource Species
Chen and Moles, 2015
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Noctilio albiventris
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Noctilio albiventris
INBio resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Mammal life history
MammalDIET Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Paleobiology Database
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Social systems of mammalian species-to be deleted- Species
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
IUCN Structured Data
Talamancan Montane Forests Species
  • Noctilio albiventris outlinks
Wikimedia Commons
iNaturalist Images Species


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