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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Species
Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region Volume 1
  • Polychidium muscicola (Sw.) Gray
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Polychidium muscicola
Environments
IRMNG
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Species
Index Fungorum
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Sp.
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Cyanolichen Index
  • Polychidium muscicola (Sw.) Gray
MycoBank Classification Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NMNH Botany Elevation Data: Fungi & Non-vascular Plants Species
NatureServe resource Species
Botany resource
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Polychidium muscicola
USDA PLANTS Structured Data
  • Polychidium muscicola
USDA Plants
Wikimedia Commons

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