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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Monthly ARKive text import Order
AnAge database Order
Anage Data Order
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Order
AquaMaps Resource Order
AskNature Order
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Order
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Order
Barry Armstead Photography Order
BioImages resource Order
BioImages resource Order
BioKIDS Critter Catalog Order
BioKIDS Critter Catalog
Conabio Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
EOL Group on Flickr Order
IRMNG
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Fire Effects Information System (FEIS) - Animals Order
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Squamata
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Squamata
Herpetology Resource Order
IABIN resource Order
INBio resource Order
IUCN Red List Order
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import Order
BioLib.cz Import
Initial Tree of Life web Import
  • Squamata
CIEE Tropical Ecology and Conservation Program Spring 2013 Order
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Order
Library of Alexandria Order
MCZ resource Order
NCBI Taxonomy
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Natural History Museum Species of the day Order
NatureServe resource Order
OBIS depth range resource Order
One-time import of archived NBII images Species
One-time import of archived NBII images Genus
Paleobiology Database
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Plazi Treatments Order
SPIRE resource
South African Vertebrates
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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IUCN Structured Data Order
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Biodiversity of Tamborine Mountain Order
The Biodiversity of Tamborine Mountain Order
The Field Museum Member's Night EOL Photo Scavenger Hunt 2010 Order
The Harvard University Herpetology Course Order
Tree of Life web project
  • Squamata
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
India Biodiversity Portal Species Data Order
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
Wikipedia Order
ZooKeys Order
iNaturalist Images Order
iSpot southern Africa Order
  • Squamata

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