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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Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Rainforest Alliance's Eco-Index
  • Orcinus orca
Anage Data
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AquaMaps Resource
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Orca ater
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Orca rectipinna
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
BibAlex LifeDesk
  • Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Biopix
CalPhotos
  • Orcinus orca
Conabio
DiscoverLife ID keys resource
  • Orcinus orca
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Orcinus orca
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Orcinus orca
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Orcinus orca
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
Freshwater and Marine Image Bank, University Libraries, U Washington
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Orcinus orca
Global Biotic Interactions Species
Gulf of Maine Area CoML resource
IABIN resource
INBio resource
IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
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BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
One Species at a Time Podcasts
Mammal life history
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Mammalia
MarLIN resource
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NatureServe resource Species
North American Mammals Resource
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
AnAge database
SERPENT resource
SPIRE resource
  • Orcinus orca
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Orcinus orca
South African Vertebrates
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Species
Monthly ARKive text import
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Orcinus orca
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
US Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program resource
  • Orcinus orca
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species
iSpot links Species
  • Orcinus orca

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