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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Species
Rainforest Alliance's Eco-Index
  • Caretta caretta
Anage Data
  • Caretta caretta
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Caretta caretta
AquaMaps Resource
  • Caretta caretta
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Caretta caretta
BOLDS images II Species
  • Caretta caretta
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Caretta caretta
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758
Biome & Ecoregion Resource Species
  • Caretta caretta
CalPhotos
  • Caretta caretta
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Caretta caretta
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Caretta caretta
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Caretta caretta
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Caretta caretta
EOLspecies
  • Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758
Environments
  • Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
  • Caretta caretta
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Caretta caretta
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Caretta caretta
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
  • Caretta caretta
Herpetology Resource
  • Caretta caretta
INBio resource
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus), 1758
IUCN Red List
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
IUCN Red List
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  • Caretta caretta
BioLib.cz Import
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Chelonia multiscutata Kühl, 1820
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Caouana elongata GRAY 1844
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Testudo caouana Lacepède, 1788
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Testudo caretta Linnaeus, 1758
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Testudo nasicornis Lacepède, 1788
One Species at a Time Podcasts
  • Caretta caretta
MCZ resource
  • Caretta caretta
MarLIN resource
  • Caretta caretta (Linneaus, 1758)
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
  • Caretta caretta
NatureServe resource Species
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
  • Caretta caretta
One-time import of archived NBII images Species
  • Caretta caretta
Paleobiology Database
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Species
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
PlanetScott.com images
  • Caretta caretta
AnAge database
  • Caretta caretta
SPIRE resource
  • Caretta caretta
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Caretta caretta
Smithsonian type specimen data
  • Caretta caretta
South African Vertebrates
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Species
Monthly ARKive text import
  • Caretta caretta
IUCN Structured Data
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Caretta caretta
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
  • Caretta caretta
The Reptile Database
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  • Caretta caretta Linnaeus 1758
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Caretta caretta
Undersea Production test 2
  • Caretta caretta
Wikimedia Commons
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Wikipedia
  • Caretta caretta (Linnaeus, 1758)
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Caretta caretta
iSpot links Species
  • Caretta caretta

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