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
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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GBIF national node type records: Germany Species
  • Chiloscyllium confusum Dingerkus and DeFino, 1983
GBIF national node type records: France Species
  • Chiloscyllium confusum Dingerkus and DeFino, 1983
Fishes resource
  • Chiloscyllium confusum Dingerkus & Defino Import
FishWisePro resource
Smithsonian type specimen data
  • Chiloscyllium confusum Dingerkus & Defino


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