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.

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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Global Biotic Interactions Species
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AskNature
Avibase - IOC World Bird Names (2011)
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BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Bird Life History Species
Birdlife International links resource
Birds Animal Diversity Web
CalPhotos
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
Clements Checklist resource
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Species
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
EOL Group on Flickr
EOLspecies
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
Environments
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
Anage Data
IABIN resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, 1844
OBIS depth range resource
AnAge database
IUCN Structured Data
Symonds and Tattersall, 2010
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
Tree of Life web project
  • Aptenodytes forsteri
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species

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