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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Conabio
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Porites porites
Environments
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Porites porites (Pallas, 1766)
Hexacorallians of the World Resource
  • Porites porites (Pallas, 1766)
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NatureServe resource Species
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Porites porites (Pallas, 1766)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
BOLDS images II Species
IUCN Structured Data
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species

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