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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Genus
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Acropora
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Genus
AquaMaps Resource Genus
AskNature Genus
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS images II Genus
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Genus
Conabio Genus
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Interns
  • Acropora
EOLspecies
  • Acropora Oken, 1815
Environments
Classification and data - Extant & Habitat informration Genus
Hexacorallians of the World Resource Genus
IUCN Red List Genus
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
BioLib.cz Import Genus
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Genus
Monthly ARKive text import Genus
Moorea Biocode
  • Acropora
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Genus
NatureServe resource Genus
Nomenclator Zoologicus
  • Distichocyathus Brook 1893
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Acropora Oken, 1815
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Acropora (Eumadrepora)
OBIS depth range resource Genus
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Genus
Paleobiology Database
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Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Acropora
Monthly ARKive text import
Undersea Production test 2 Genus
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons Genus
Wikipedia Genus
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Genus

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