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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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Appeltans et al, 2012
AquaMaps Resource Class
AskNature Class
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
BOLD images
  • Polyplacophora
BOLDS images II Class
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Class
BioImages resource Class
BioImages resource Class
CalPhotos
  • Polyplacophora
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr Class
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource Class
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Global Biotic Interactions
  • Polyplacophora
IABIN resource Class
INBio resource Class
BioLib.cz Import Class
BioLib.cz Import
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
MCZ resource Class
MarLIN resource Class
Moorea Biocode
  • Polyplacophora
NCBI Taxonomy
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NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Class
NatureServe resource Class
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Polyplacophora Gray, 1821
OBIS depth range resource Class
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available Class
Ocean Genome Resource- genomic DNA available
Paleobiology Database
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Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Class
Invertebrates of the Salish Sea Class
SPIRE resource Class
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Polyplacophora
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions Class
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia Class
Wikipedia Class
iNaturalist Images Class

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