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
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Asteropseidae Hotchkiss and Clark, 1976
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Asteropseidae
Environments Family
BioLib.cz Import 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
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Family
NCBI, GGBN, GBIF, BHL, BOLDS data coverage Family
  • Asteropseidae
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
OBIS depth range resource Family
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Family
Paleobiology Database
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Family
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Family
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Family
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia

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