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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Phylum
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Division
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
  • Chaetognatha
BOLD images
  • Chaetognatha
BOLDS images II Phylum
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Phylum
CMARZ resource Phylum
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Phylum
  • Chaetognatha
EOLspecies
  • Chaetognatha
Environments Phylum
Environments Phylum
IRMNG
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Phylum
Fairbairn, 2013 Class
  • Chaetognatha
GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Phylum
GBIF national node type records: Germany Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
Global Biotic Interactions Phylum
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import
AquaMaps Resource Phylum
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Phylum
Library of Alexandria Phylum
Library of Alexandria
Moorea Biocode
  • Chaetognatha
NCBI Taxonomy
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Phylum
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Phylum
NatureServe resource Phylum
OBIS depth range resource Phylum
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Phylum
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Paleobiology Database
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Phylum
SPIRE resource
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Chaetognatha
Appeltans et al, 2012
Tree of Life web project
  • Chaetognatha
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Phylum
Wikimedia Commons Phylum
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Phylum

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