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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Family
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Family
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Family
  • Actinostolidae
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Family
Environments Family
Environments Family
Global Biotic Interactions Family
Hexacorallians of the World Resource Family
IABIN resource Family
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Actinostolidae
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Actinostolidae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Actinostolidae
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Family
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Family
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Actinostolidae
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons Family

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