Chelicerata — Classifications

Spiders, Mites, Scorpions, and Relatives learn more about names for this taxon

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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Subdivision
Library of Alexandria Phylum
EOL Group on Flickr Phylum
EOL Group on Flickr Class
BioLib.cz Import
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Appeltans et al, 2012
NCBI Taxonomy
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Subphylum
NatureServe resource Phylum
Paleobiology Database
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Subphylum
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Chelicerata
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Subphylum
Wikipedia

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