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.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Rondeletia loricata
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FishWisePro resource
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Rondeletia loricata Import
BOLDS images II Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
MCZ resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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OBIS Environmental Information
  • Rondeletia loricata Abe and Hotta, 1963
OBIS depth range resource
AquaMaps Resource
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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The Fish Database of Taiwan


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