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
IUCN Red List
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Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
AquaMaps Resource
BOLDS images II Species
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Arctocephalus forsteri
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
Genome 10K Project Vertebrates
  • Arctocephalus forsteri
Global Biotic Interactions Species
IUCN Red List
Anage Data
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Subspecies
Mammal life history
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
Paleobiology Database
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Species
PlanetScott.com images
  • Arctocephalus forsteri
Sloan-CoML NameLink Project
  • Arctocephalus forsteri
AnAge database
IUCN Structured Data
TaxonConcept.org outlinks
  • Arctocephalus forsteri
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
iNaturalist Images Species

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