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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IUCN Red List
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FishWisePro resource
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Pteragogus taeniops Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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OBIS Environmental Information
  • Pteragogus taeniops (Peters, 1855)
OBIS depth range resource
AquaMaps Resource
IUCN Structured Data


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