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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Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
EOL Group on Flickr Genus
FishBase
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Genus
FishWisePro resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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Genus
BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
NCBI Taxonomy
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Genus
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Oxynotus
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Paleobiology Database
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Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Genus
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia

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