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
Mammal life history
Anage Data
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
Environments
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
AnAge database
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
Paleobiology Database
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Species
Phthiraptera Species
Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Rhinopithecus bieti
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Rhinopithecus bieti
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia

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