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.

Please wait...

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
view in classification
Phylum
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Class
EOLspecies
  • Kinorhyncha
Environments
IRMNG
view in classification
Phylum
Fairbairn, 2013 Class
  • Kinorhyncha
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Class
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
view in classification
Division
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Kinorhyncha
NCBI Taxonomy
view in classification
Phylum
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Class
Paleobiology Database
view in classification
Unranked clade
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Kinorhyncha
Appeltans et al, 2012
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
view in classification
Class
Wikimedia Commons Class
Wikimedia Commons Phylum

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!