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
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource
Conabio
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Lophelia pertusa
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Lophelia pertusa
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Lophelia pertusa
EOLspecies
  • Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environments
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions Species
Hexacorallians of the World Resource
  • Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
MarLIN resource
Mineralogy Species
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Lophohelia prolifera gracilis
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Lophohelia prolifera (Pallas, 1766)
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
OBIS depth range resource
OBIS depth range resource
Okeanos, Gulf of Mexico
Paleobiology Database
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Species
SERPENT resource
Scleractinia
  • Lophelia pertusa
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Lophelia pertusa
AquaMaps Resource
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia

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