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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Family
Number of pages in BHL Family
  • Archasteridae
BOLDS images II Family
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa Family
Number of DNA and specimen records in GGBN Family
  • Archasteridae
EOL Group on Flickr Family
EOL Metrics Family
  • Archasteridae
Environments Family
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Family
NCBI Taxonomy
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Family
NMNH Invertebrate Zoology resource Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Number of records in GBIF Family
  • Archasteridae
Number of sequences in GenBank Family
  • Archasteridae
Number of specimens with sequence in BOLDS Family
  • Archasteridae
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Archasteridae Viguier, 1878
OBIS depth range resource Family
Paleobiology Database
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Family
BOLDS resource for higher-level taxa
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Family
Undersea Production test 2 Family
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Family
Wikipedia Family
Wikipedia

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