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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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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NCBI Taxonomy
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BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLD images
  • Ostracoda
BOLDS images II Class
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Class
BioImages resource Class
BioImages resource Class
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Ostracoda
IUCN Red List Class
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Moorea Biocode
  • Ostracoda
Morphbank Resource Class
AquaMaps Resource Class
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Class
Natural History Museum Species of the day Class
NatureServe resource Class
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Ostracoda Latreille, 1802
OBIS depth range resource Class
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Class
Paleobiology Database
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SPIRE resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Ostracoda
Appeltans et al, 2012
IUCN Structured Data Class
Vimeo resource Class
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Class
iNaturalist Images Class

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